Stockton, CA: Three arrested in Target REDcard fraud scheme; over 1000 victims
Three Stockton residents were arrested Monday in connection to Target REDcard
account fraud and identity theft between March 2014 and September 2014; six
other defendants in the case are still at large. Thongchone Vongdeng, 35, and
Jaffrey Brown, 31, were arrested in Stockton and Somaly Siv, 29, was arrested in
Reno, Nev., for stealing personal information from at least 1,000 victims and
creating unauthorized Target credit cards, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner's
Office said. According to the indictment, the suspects used the credit cards to
buy electronics, prepaid gift cards and other goods at Target stores throughout
the Sacramento area and other locations in Northern California. The suspects
created more than 300 counterfeit credit card account numbers to use or sell,
the indictment said.
Daytona Beach, FL: Serial Shoplifter has hit Target at least 5 times, now on
Dayton Beach Police 'Most Wanted' Police are looking for a man
suspected of shoplifting from a local Target on at least five separate
occasions. The department recently added Troy Edward Mixon, a 25-year-old Ormond
Beach man, to its most-wanted list and issued a "be on the lookout" alert for
OR: Woman accused of taking $7K in beauty supplies from Safeway in Bend and
Redmond Prosecutors say a woman has been stealing thousands of dollars
in health and beauty supplies from Safeway grocery stores in Deschutes County.
Jessica Lynn Jensen is facing a 30 count grand jury indictment. Deschutes Co.
District Attorney John Hummel says that investigators from Safeway Loss
Prevention started looking into the case after discovering multiple thefts from
stores in Bend and Redmond. Jensen was identified as the suspect. She was
stealing primarily health and beauty supplies. According to the DA, she stole
about $7,500 and was selling the items on eBay and Craigslist.
Chicago, IL: $2,252 in Maui Jim sunglasses stolen from Northbrook Court store
A Northbrook Court store representative reported Aug. 17 that a security camera
shows a man stealing eight pairs of Maui Jim sunglasses, worth a total of
$2,252. The store rep said that his description matched the description of the
perpetrator of similar thefts at other stores in Gurnee and Vernon Hills.
Orlando, FL: 9 Bahamas Residents Arrested In Florida For Wal-Mart Theft
POLICE officers in the Orlando, Florida area arrested eight juveniles and one
adult - who are from The Bahamas - last week after they were caught allegedly
stealing clothing from a Wal-Mart. The group was "allegedly caught sneaking out
of a Clermont Wal-Mart with duffel bags full of men's clothing, valued at $422.
San Angelo, TX: Kleptomaniac Sentenced on Eighth Theft Charge
Bobby Shirley had already been banned from HEB for stealing DVDs when he went
into Walmart on Aug. 8, 2014, and stole an assortment of random items to include
bananas, hair removal wax, Fritos and two pillows. On Monday, Aug. 17, the
66-year-old repeat offender went before judge and jury again in Tom Green
County, this time on his eighth theft charge since 1976.