Access Device Fraud

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Name: Access Device Fraud
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Two Fresno women, 1 from Oakhurst, charged with credit card fraud

FRESNO — Two Fresno County women and another from Oakhurst are being charged in the illegal collection of more than 165 credit card numbers, 25 California driver’s licenses and 25 Social Security numbers to make purchases in the Jackson area, southeast ... [Published Merced Sun-Star - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Suspect, accomplice in armed home invasion arrested

BUTLER, Pa. —Two men are facing charges after police said one of them robbed a woman at gunpoint inside her Butler County home and the other spent money using her stolen credit cards.According to police, Steven Spare forced his way into a woman’s home ... [Published WPXI - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Philadelphia woman gets prison time for fraud

COURTHOUSE — A Philadelphia woman was sentenced to nine to 23 months on Tuesday after pleading guilty to access device fraud from a 2012 incident in Lower Merion.Samiya Blakley, 31, of the 5600 block of Haverford Avenue, will also have to pay a fine of ... [Published Main Line Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Freemansburg woman accused of using grandmother's bank card at Target to buy more than $1,000 in merchandise

A Freemansburg woman is accused of using her grandmother's PNC bank card to make more than $1,000 in fraudulent purchases from Target, according to court records.Police say Norma Fitchette, of Lehigh Township, reported the credit card fraud to township ... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Brooklyn woman admits ID theft of over $500,000

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A 29-year-old Brooklyn woman is facing prison time and some hefty fines for stealing more than a half-million dollars using counterfeit credit cards. Jamese Williams pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Albany to conspiracy ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Supermarket gift card swindle admitted

ALBANY — A Brooklyn woman who helped swindle $548,381 from Price Chopper supermarkets in New York and New England using gift cards purchased with counterfeit credit cards admitted to federal identity theft charges Wednesday. , 29, pleaded guilty to conspiracy ... [Published Times Union - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Miami-Dade Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 9, 2014Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Alysa D. Erichs, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI), and José ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Police: Pair of credit card thieves arrested

A Florida man and a Philadelphia man are each charged with using another man's credit card to buy merchandise at Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Marshall's and Wine and Spirits stores in Abington, police said.Edward Wleh, 27, of Boca Raton, Fla., and Gary Wilson, ... [Published The Intelligencer - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 4 reports

8 Charged in Identity Theft Scheme Targeting AT&T Customers

Federal authorities unsealed a 22-count indictment last week that serves as a prime example of the challenges of managing and securing third-party access to corporate networks.According to the U.S. Department of Justice , eight people in Florida have ... [Published Security Week - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 3 reports

Two Plead Guilty in $15 Million Cybercrime Operation

Two members of an international cybercrime operation have pleaded guilty in federal court in New Jersey to their roles in an identity theft and fraud scheme that attempted to steal at least $15 million.Robert Dubuc, 40, of Malden, Mass. – who was in court ... [Published Security Week - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 4 reports

Two men plead guilty to role in worldwide hacking operation

Share this article:The men led "cash out" operations for an international scheme.Two men pleaded guilty in a New Jersey federal court to crimes linking them to an international hacking operation, which attempted to steal at least $15 million from U.S. ... [Published SC Magazine US - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 6 reports

US indicts three men over alleged corporate cyber thievery

have indicted three men, two from the Ukraine and one from Brooklyn, on suspicion of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit access device fraud, conspiracy to commit identity theft, ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 18 2014]

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"This is the largest scam of its kind that we have ever seen" said J Russell George, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration...
In a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Williams admitted that between October 2012 through January 2013, she and other crooks used "hundreds of counterfeit credit cards bearing stolen account numbers to purchase gift cards at Price Chopper grocery stores throughout New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut" U S Attorney Richard Hartunian's office said. The case, handled by the , was prosecuted by Assistant U S Attorney Jeffrey Coffman
"Firms that entrust data to third parties need to ensure that assurances they receive regarding auditing and vetting are backed up by concrete evidence that their data is properly secured" he added
...one of them had internal fraud activity to deal with," says Wills, director of Ontrack Advisory, a consulting firm focused on payments innovation. "Out of 100 employees, you could usually count on one, two or more being 'bad eggs.'"

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Raught resigns as supervisor in Hamlin Township [Published Bradford Era - 8 hours ago]
Two Fresno women, 1 from Oakhurst, charged with... [Published Merced Sun-Star - 16 hours ago]
Chicago man pleads to Upper Merion theft [Published Norristown Times Herald - 21 hours ago]
Police, fire from April 15, 2014 [Published Sharon Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Three women indicted in theft of financial info [Published Recordnet.com - Apr 15 2014]
Suspect, accomplice in armed home invasion arre... [Published WPXI - Apr 14 2014]
IRS Ramps Up ID Theft and Refund Fraud Enforcem... [Published AccountingWEB - Apr 14 2014]
Philadelphia woman gets prison time for fraud [Published Main Line Times - Apr 14 2014]
Tax Fraud Blotter: Dead Wrong [Published WebCPA - Apr 13 2014]
Two sentenced in identity theft tax refund frau... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 13 2014]
Final Two Defendants Sentenced in Identity Thef... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 12 2014]
Ridgway man sentenced to state prison term [Published Bradford Era - Apr 11 2014]
IRS plays-up identity theft, fraud fight [Published CIO Australia - Apr 10 2014]
IRS plays-up identity theft, fraud fight [Published NetworkWorld - Apr 10 2014]
Freemansburg woman accused of using grandmother... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Apr 10 2014]
Brooklyn woman admits ID theft of over $500,000 [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 10 2014]
Supermarket gift card swindle admitted [Published Times Union - Apr 09 2014]
Miami-Dade Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 09 2014]
Brooklyn woman pleads guilty to identity theft [Published WTen.com - Apr 09 2014]
Police: Pair of credit card thieves arrested [Published The Intelligencer - Apr 09 2014]
Philadelphia women gets prison time for fraud [Published Norristown Times Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Call center employee, others indicted for steal... [Published FierceITSecurity - Apr 08 2014]
Judge denies Ridgway VFD theft appeal [Published Bradford Era - Apr 08 2014]
Eight charged in identity theft fraud scheme in... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 08 2014]
8 Charged in Identity Theft Scheme Targeting AT... [Published Security Week - Apr 08 2014]
Eight people charged with identity theft, using... [Published TweakTown - Apr 07 2014]
8 Charged in Identity Theft Scheme Targeting AT... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Apr 07 2014]
8 Charged in ID Theft Fraud Scheme [Published Bank Info Security - Apr 07 2014]
Easton woman allegedly steals car, credit cards... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Apr 07 2014]
8 charged in AT&T ID theft fraud case, includin... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 07 2014]
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8 Charged in Identity Theft Scheme Targeting AT... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Apr 07 2014]
Federal authorities unsealed a 22-count indictment last week that serves as a prime example of the challenges of managing and securing third-party access to corporate networks. According to the U.S. Department of Justice , eight people in Florida ...
Journalist Barrett Brown Agrees to Plea Deal Wh... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 03 2014]
Barrett Brown (Photo from the Free Barrett Brown defense group) There has been no acknowledgment by his attorney who is under a gag order but journalist and writer Barrett Brown, who has been jailed for over a year and a half, has reportedly agreed ...
Two Plead Guilty in $15 Million Cybercrime Oper... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Apr 03 2014]
Two members of an international cybercrime operation have pleaded guilty in federal court in New Jersey to their roles in an identity theft and fraud scheme that attempted to steal at least $15 million. Robert Dubuc, 40, of Malden, Mass. – who was ...
Experian Lapse Allowed ID Theft Service Access ... [Published Krebs on Security - Mar 10 2014]
In October 2013, KrebsOnSecurity published  an exclusive story detailing how a Vietnamese man running an online identity theft service bought personal and financial records on Americans directly from a company owned by Experian , one of the three major ...
Feds No Longer Trying to Convict Journalist for... [Published Hit & Run - Mar 06 2014]
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