Members of the State Police Financial Crimes Unit arrested a disbarred Warwick lawyer Monday, the culmination of an investigation started last August when he admitted taking $1,207,233 from 10 clients for unauthorized personal use.
Warwick, RI – Rhode Island State Police activity in and involving Warwick during the first week of the 2017 included the arrest of a man for indecent solicitation of a child, as well as four other arrests for forgery and check fraud, reckless driving, and missing court on assault and hit & run charges, respectively:
Traffic stops accounted for the bulk of this week’s arrests by RI State Police in and affecting the City of Warwick, bringing in a prank caller wanted in Tiverton, a couple wanted for fraud in Warwick and family court scofflaw.
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Chief David DeCesare of the Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs warn a man posing as a sheriff is running a scam demanding credit card payments form people to avoid arrest for missing jury duty.
Atlanta, GA based fast-food chicken sandwich chain Chick-fil-A reports a possible data breach of credit cards used at locations across the US, though security reporting site krebsonsecurity notes the bulk of the breach likely falls outside New England.