Archive for the ‘internal fraud’ Category

c/o JP

BTC – Internal fraud and vulnerability to hacks is an ongoing problem across the nation. This has not been a good week for secured identity solutions entrusted to government or public databases. Try as you may, the blame does not lie on the immigrant but the operators and users of less secure technologies.

DMV Worker, State Trooper Charged In Bribery, ID Fraud Case


Seven people — including a state trooper and an employee of the Division of Motor Vehicles — have been charged in connection with a bribery and identity fraud scheme that allowed illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses, the attorney general’s office said Wednesday.

Denver’s website hacked twice in one week

The city and county of Denver website was pulled down Monday night after it was hacked, the second such attack in a week.

Hackers, peer-to-peer networks, human error all threaten health data security

“I spend about $1 million a year just protecting the Beth Israel Deaconess [hospital] records against the nefarious Internet. We’re attacked every seven seconds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” Halamka says in an interview with Bio-IT World. “Half of the attacks come from Eastern Europe; half of the attacks come from Eastern Cambridge [Mass.]. Every September, 1,200 new hackers arrive–they’re called freshmen!”

c/o North County Gazette

NEW YORK—Three employees of the state Department of Motor Vehicles engaged in schemes to alter moving violation summonses in exchange for cash payments according to an investigation of the Inspector General’s office.

All three DMV employees were arrested and have pleaded guilty to criminal charges. Three intermediaries, Abdoulaye Diaw, Robert Vera and Hector Viveros, who brought tickets to be altered to DMV employees Norma Lamboy and Debra Perez at the DMV, were also arrested and have pleaded guilty to criminal charges.

All of the cases were prosecuted by the New York County District Attorney’s Office.

Two of the employees, Norma Lamboy and Debra Perez, worked cooperatively to alter the tickets while the third employee, Jose Concepcion, the son of Norma Lamboy, operated alone employing a different scheme. DMV TICKET SCAM REPORT  :::MORE HERE:::