Man charged with forgery, ID theft

Trent J. Simon, 27, was arrested June 10 on charges of forgery. Simon was contacted by members of the police department’s Street Crimes Unit during a burglary investigation on North Lake Havasu Avenue, for which Simon was considered to be a suspect. Upon contact with police during a traffic stop,…

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NK hackers increasingly attacking private firms

North Korean hackers are increasing their attacks on South Korean private companies. Pyongyang’s latest attacks on the computer networks of KT, Hanjin Group and SK Group shows that private firms have lax cybersecurity overall compared to the government and public organizations, therefore easily falling prey to North Korean hackers. The…

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Thousands stolen from woman

Tazewell County prosecutors are now pursuing three cases alleging thousands of dollars in thefts from aging victims by their own relatives with the latest filed last week. Tina Roten, 37, was charged with using her stepmother’s birth date, Social Security number and maiden name to obtain a credit card. She…

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