Former Dunkerton Police Chief Takes Plea Deal in Theft Case

DUNKERTON, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say Dunkerton's former police chief will receive probation as part of a plea deal on allegations that he used a city credit card to fuel his personal vehicle. On Monday Timothy Schultz entered written Alford pleas, saying "the state...

Men to Serve Prison Time for Theft

Two Whiteland men were sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in a case involving the theft of thousands of dollars in fuel. Jaswinder Singh, 58, and Harpreet Sandhu, 53, pleaded guilty to one count of corrupt business influence. Police said the two men emptied the...

New York Issues Alert on Potential Chip Credit Card Fraud

The state’s Division of Consumer Protection said scammers have been phishing through emails for EMV credit card account information. April 29, 2016 ​ALBANY – The New York State Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) has issued an alert to...

Discover Care Endorses Chip and Pin

CEO David Nelms announced the card company’s support of chip and PIN as the more secure transaction technology. April 26, 2016 ​ARLINGTON, Va. – Last week, Discover Chairman and CEO David Nelms announced the company would begin migration to chip and PIN technology to...

Credit Card Skimmers Warning

Source: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office would like to warn citizens of a recent and reoccurring trend of credit/debit card fraud and identity theft facilitated through the illegal use of credit card skimming devices...

Chip Cards Reduce Fraud for Some Retailers

Isa reports that large businesses have had a drop of more than 18% for fraudulent transactions. April 22, 2016 ​FOSTER CITY, Calif. – Big merchants who had counterfeit fraud occur at the end of 2014 have found a decline of more than 18% for such transactions since...

2 Men Arrested in Diesel Fuel Theft

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. - Two men were arrested for converting a truck into a diesel fuel tank and being in possession of stolen credit cards Tuesday afternoon, according to the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. Mario Humberto Diaz, 36, of Hialeah, Florida, and Rogelio...

Most Shoppers Accept Security Breaches as Part of Shopping Process

And while they are taking precautions to be safe, shoppers still place the responsibility for data breaches and their safety from them on retailers. While security breaches are more common than ever before, proving to be an alarming concern for retailers today, they...

Gas Tank Bandit Risks Fiery Death to Steal Fuel in Northern Alberta

One northern Alberta criminal is lucky to be alive after puncturing gas tanks to steal a few dollars worth of fuel. Several residents in an Anzac condo building awoke on March 20 to discover pools of gasoline under their trucks, and once full gas tanks now reading...

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