Identity Theft

Hacking Incident
3:36 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Washington Courts Announce Potential Massive Data Breach

Cacophony Wikimedia

Originally published on Thu May 9, 2013 3:20 pm

A hacking incident involving Washington’s court system could affect upwards of a million people. The Administrative Office of the Courts announced that hackers breached its public website sometime last fall or early this year and social security and potentially driver license numbers were accessed.

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Police Get Lottery Winnings
6:50 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Jackpot! Crime DOES Pay, For The Medford Police Department

The Medford Police Department won part of a million dollar jackpot from the Oregon lottery due to an ill-gotten scratch-it.
Shoshana Flickr

When it comes to the lottery, you can’t win if you don’t play. But that’s not the case for the Medford Police Department. This week, the agency learned it won part of a million dollar jackpot from the Oregon lottery, but not because any officers bought the ticket.

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