Tuesday, February 27, 2007
According to the Associated Press today, "four California men were arrested in what police said was a scheme to switch checkout-lane credit card readers at Stop & Shop supermarkets as a way to steal customers' numbers and passwords." The men, whose ages ranged frm 20 to 28, reportedly were arrested last night while attempting to switch keypads at a store in Coventry, Rhode Island. They are charged with conspiracy, computer theft and fraud. They were scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon in Kent County District Court in Rhode Island.