A California woman recently found out she couldn’t open a Comcast account in her name because she owed the cable company a lot of money… even though she’d never been a customer before. She eventually found out that Comcast had allowed people to use her social security number to open up more than a dozen accounts, and then sent a collection agency after her to make her pay for the company’s failure to catch these scammers. [More]
Police in Rhode Island have arrested four people in connection with a recent security breach at Stop & Shop Supermarket Cos.
Keith Alan Joiner says he may be addicted to pornography, or at least that’s what he told police when they arrested him for “racking up more than $1,300 in charges visiting pornographic websites” on one Cingular customer’s dime. Joiner also confessed to stealing other credit card information while “employed as a call-taker at the West Corporation in Pensacola, Florida.” The West Corporation takes calls from Cingular customers.