Articles Tagged With ‘Identity Theft’

Grover Beach police searching for woman in check fraud case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Grover Beach police officers are asking the public for help locating a woman who they say is connected to a check fraud case. The Grover Beach Police Department is circulating a surveillance image of a woman in... (Continue reading)

Skimming devices located inside two Paso Robles ATMs

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Paso Robles police officers are attempting to determine who inserted skimming devices inside ATMs at local branches of CoastHills Federal Credit Union and Premier Valley Bank, which workers discovered on Friday. Shortly before 10 a.m., the CoastHills... (Continue reading)

Thieves steal wallet in SLO grocery store, go on Home Depot shopping spree

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A pair of thieves stole a customer’s wallet inside Ralphs in San Luis Obispo on Thursday, then proceeded to spend more than $2,000 of the victim’s money at Home Depot, according to the San Luis Obispo Police... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara private investigator battling charges, arrested again

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A longtime Santa Barbara private investigator appeared in court on Tuesday as a defendant in a felony forgery and identity theft case, then stepped out of the courthouse and was promptly arrested on charges related to embezzlement.... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for identity theft, counterfeiting suspects

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo police officers are searching for a man and woman who allegedly used stolen credit cards to purchase more than $1,000 of gift cards.  On Saturday afternoon, a burglar smashed the window of a vehicle... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County deputies searching for wallet thieves

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help identifying several suspects who allegedly stole unsuspecting females’ wallets while they were shopping at Albertsons in Goleta. Officials are also warning the public to be... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach police searching for suspects who used stolen credit

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Grover Beach Police Department is asking the public for help identifying two suspects who allegedly used a stolen credit card last week.  Police suspect the two individuals used a stolen credit card in Grover Beach at... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for credit card thieves

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a pair of thieves who were caught on surveillance film Wednesday using stolen credit cards. On Wednesday, a man reported to the San Luis Obispo Police Department that multiple credit cards were stolen... (Continue reading)

SLO resident loses $20,000 after thief uses stolen wallet to cash out

A day after losing a wallet, a San Luis Obispo resident lost a combined $20,000 from multiple bank accounts, according to SLOPD. Police are now searching for a suspected identity thief who made the cash withdrawals. On June 21, a... (Continue reading)

SLO woman allegedly stole elderly man’s car and money

A San Luis Obispo woman who has been using an alias for the last 20 years stole about $100,000 and a vehicle from en elderly man with Alzheimer’s who recently moved out of the area, according to police. In May... (Continue reading)