Comcast Fails To Stop Scammers From Opening 15 Accounts Using Same Stolen Social Security Number

Comcast Fails To Stop Scammers From Opening 15 Accounts Using Same Stolen Social Security Number

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]

Arrests Made In Stop and Shop Data Theft

Arrests Made In Stop and Shop Data Theft

Police in Rhode Island have arrested four people in connection with a recent security breach at Stop & Shop Supermarket Cos.

Call Center Employee Addicted to Pornography, Steals Cingular Customer's ID

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.