Top 5 Cyber-crimes of the Millennium So Far

Cybercrime has become a huge business in today’s world. With increased regularity we are seeing headlines related to mass malware injections, cyber heists, and identity theft. While some are not out of the ordinary as far as cybercrime goes, there are some that went above and beyond the traditional cybercrime…

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Man guilty of stealing debit card from sister

A 25-year-old Beaver Dam man was found guilty Wednesday of using his sister’s debit card to make purchases without her permission. Joshua Yungen entered a no contest plea to one count of felony misappropriate ID information to obtain money before Judge Steven Bauer. Three additional counts of felony misappropriate ID…

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Suspect accused of fraud

The Grand Junction Police Department jailed a man Thursday who officers suspect may be part of a check-cashing ring. The man, Shawn Richard Roberts, 50, was jailed on suspicion of identity theft, theft of between $2,000 and $5,000, fraud by check of more than $2,000, forgery, criminal possession of a…

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Texan who stole IDs gets 2 years in prison

A former orderly at the state’s mental hospital was sentenced Thursday to two years in federal prison for stealing the identities of patients to file fraudulent income tax returns in their names. Sir John Ashley Holliday, 28, now of Dallas, pleaded guilty in May to charges of aggravated identity theft…

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