Police: Man shot assisted living worker to stop ‘thievery’

first_imgDENVER (AP) — Police say a 95-year-old Colorado man accused of shooting and killing a maintenance worker at his assisted living center said he was tired of staffers stealing money from him and decided to shoot the man to stop the thefts. A court document released Thursday says Okey Payne told police that he confronted Ricardo Medina-Rojas on Wednesday about $200 he said was missing from his wallet and shot him once in the head. The arrest affidavit said Payne also told investigators that he should have waited to talk to another unidentified man and shot him instead. He is due to appear in court Friday.last_img read more

Performing damage control when your members’ identities are compromised

first_img 14SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr According to The Worthington Daily Globe, people in the Worthington, MN area received a phishing text that looked like it came from Fulda Area Credit Union (FACU) claiming a discrepancy or problem with the recipients’ accounts on Monday morning, February 15, 2016. Upon further investigation, these SMS messages were from scammers who targeted both members and non-members, indicating there was not a breach in FACU’s core, but rather a purchased list of phone numbers.“It seems to be a classic phishing attempt where they just target a group of phone numbers trying to get information,” said Laura Honken, vice president of operations for Fulda Area Credit Union (FACU). “It just seems they’ve probably purchased a block of phone numbers and started out with that.” Although Monday was a federal holiday, FACU employees acted quickly in order to ensure that their members and potential members’ information is safe and the brand is protected. continue reading »last_img read more

Cadiz man ‘beats’ nephew to death

first_imgResident Eduardo Bonifacio was taken to the Cadiz City police station. The suspect initially fled after the incident but eventually turned himself in to authorities. Donguines was rushed to the Cadiz District Hospital where the attending physician declared him “dead on arrival.” He was accused of beating Warren Donguines to death using a piece of wood, a police report showed. Donguines was reportedly trying to pacify his two inebriated cousins Reynald and Elmer Bonicafio. Eduardo saw the commotion and this prompted him to attack the victim, the investigators added. center_img According to police investigators, the incident happened around 11:45 p.m. on May 8. BACOLOD City – A 59-year-old man landed in jail after allegedly killing his nephew in Barangay Caduhaan, Cadiz City, Negros Occidental.  He was now detained and charged./PNlast_img read more