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ORC 8-20-14




Russian hacker, son of prominent Russian lawmaker, with 2.1M stole credit card numbers on his laptop, denied bail in Washington  According to investigators, between October 2009 and February 2011, the 30-year-old suspect used malware to steal payment card information from PoS systems. He allegedly also created and operated the infrastructure needed to host forums specializing in the commercialization of stolen financial data. At the hearing, prosecutors revealed that they had found 2.1 million stolen credit card numbers on the laptop Seleznev had on him when he was arrested in the Maldives in July. The suspect is also named along with 54 other individuals in a separate racketeering case in Nevada targeting the members of the notorious carding website The man is said to have operated one of the websites that sold stolen payment card information to members. (Source

Two arrested & one on the loose in 'massive fraud ring' in Vancouver, B.C.  Two people have been arrested and Burnaby Mounties are looking for a third person after 200 people were allegedly defrauded. Police believe people from Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster, Langley and Squamish were victims. Mounties said they caught onto the trail when someone reported a suspicious purchase at a computer store at Metrotown. It’s alleged that one of the suspects purchased iPhones with someone else’s credit card and then rented a vehicle with yet another identity,” police said. The investigation led to the raid of a Squamish home, where police found 200 identities, including credit cards, drivers’ licenses, BCIDs, immigration papers and more. Shawn Lundrigan, 33 and Kimberly McSweeney, 22, have been charged with multiple counts of fraud and identity theft. Police are looking for a 38-year-old man named Paul Hebert on additional charges. (Source

Police Arrest 6 After Shoplifting Incident at Clinton Outlet Mall
Police arrested six people after finding stolen merchandise from at least five stores at the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets. Police located two of the suspects trying to drive away in a car and stopped them, finding $1,000-worth of merchandise from Adidas, Under Armor, Old Navy, Yankee Candle and Bath & Body Works in the car. Officers also found a knife, "snips used to remove security sensors and bags "believed to be used at various stores" to shoplift on the passenger seat, police said. Police identified the four other suspects through witness statements and Nike's surveillance video and found them after they disposed of stolen merchandise, police said. Officers determined that the six people came to the outlet mall in two separate cars. While they couldn't find the other car, they believe more stolen merchandise was stashed there. Two of the suspects also had outstanding arrest warrants from other police departments and all six had a criminal record involving "similar activity," police said. (Source

Fencing Operation busted in Colorado Springs
In January 2013, a detective with the Colorado Springs Police Department was assigned to investigate the organized theft. Gregory Humphrey, 42, is now facing a Class 5 Felony Theft charge. Humphrey had been reportedly fencing stolen property. A search warrant was executed at his home and officers found several stolen items valued at about $5,000. Police said most of the stolen items had been stolen by shoplifters from area stores. (Source

ORC Meat thief hits Safeway 13 times - busted by Loss Prevention

Thief dresses up as Wawa employee, helps steal hundreds in cigarettes from NJ store 

Man arrested with 100 cloned credit cards and $17,000 worth of gift cards in Glen Burnie, Md., in Target

Cosmetics ORC thief sentenced to jail time in Century, Fla. after hitting Walmart stores

Retail Fraud Ring Busted Near Ottawa, Canada - 121 credit cards recovered

ORC 8-20-14
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