Jacksonville, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

Police news for Wednesday, July 28

• Items were taken from a residence in the 600 block of Jordan Street, according to a report filed at 11:01 a.m. Tuesday. • About $400 in counterfeit currency was used to make a purchase from a business in the 1600 block of West Morton Avenue, according to a report filed at 2:54 p.m. Tuesday.
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Wyomissing, PAMyChesCo

Wyomissing Police Look to Identify Counterfeit Money Users

WYOMISSING, PA — Investigators with the Wyomissing Police Department need the public’s help in identifying suspects involved in passing counterfeit cash in Berks County. Authorities state that on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at approximately 5:30 pm, the pictured males passed several $100 counterfeit bills in various stores in Berkshire Square Shopping Center. They possibly left in an electric blue-colored vehicle.
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Iowa StateKGLO News

Central Iowa woman who passed bad checks in Mason City wanted for probation violation

MASON CITY — Warrants are out for a central Iowa woman who recently was sentenced for passing bad checks in Mason City. 31-year-old Samantha Rumbaugh pleaded guilty recently to two counts of forgery after she was accused of trying to cash two counterfeit checks at two Mason City banks in February. Rumbaugh was sentenced as part of a deferred judgment up to five years probation and was ordered to pay $876 restitution to one of the two banks, with the conviction being removed from her record if she successfully completed her probation.
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Which masks protect against delta COVID-19 variant?

The CDC is expected to advise fully vaccinated Americans to resume wearing masks while indoors in certain public settings amid a rise in COVID-19 cases largely due to the delta variant. The delta variant, which was first identified in India, is considered highly transmissible and now accounts for upwards of 83% of cases in the U.S.
New York City, NYrestaurantbusinessonline.com

As vaccination requirements surge, NYC eyes one for restaurants

New York City needs to seriously consider limiting dine-in restaurant service to customers who can prove they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19, Mayor Bill de Blasio said during a round of media appearances on his efforts to avert another spike in infections. He also issued what his office termed “an official...
Vallejo, CAMercury News

Bay Area man gets more than six years for bank fraud, identity theft

A 36-year-old was sentenced Monday in a federal court in Sacramento to more than six years in prison for bank fraud and an identity theft scheme. In a press release issued by the Department of Justice, U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller indicated Matthew Core of Vallejo would immediately begin his sentence, six years and three months, for committing bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, and possession of reproduced U.S. Postal Service keys.
Oregon StateChannel 6000

Cab rider shot with own gun sent to Oregon prison

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man who tried to pay his cab fare with counterfeit money and then pulled a gun on the cab driver — before being shot with his own gun — will spend nearly 6 years in prison. Josiah Augustine Johnson pleaded guilty to robbery and unlawful...
Lawton, OKkswo.com

Counterfeit $100 bills used at Lawton businesses

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Counterfeit bills were given to multiple Lawton businesses recently. The Lawton Police Department says counterfeit bills are a very common problem. “They’ll take a $1 bill and bleach it and then reprint into a higher denomination,” said Detective David Folkert. That allows the bills to pass...
Mason City, IAKIMT

Woman sentenced for forging checks in Mason City

MASON CITY, Iowa – Passing bad checks in North Iowa results in probation for a Central Iowa woman. Samantha Rae Rumbaugh, 31 of Slater, has pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery in Cerro Gordo County District Court. Authorities say she tried to cash two counterfeit checks in February at two banks in Mason City but was only successful once.
Scranton, PAwcn247.com

Former state lawmaker gets probation in credit card case

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A former Democratic state representative from northeastern Pennsylvania will serve three years of probation for theft of his mother’s caregiver’s credit card. A judge on Tuesday sentenced former state Rep. Kevin Haggerty. He pleaded guilty in April to theft by deception and possessing a counterfeit or...
Lititz, PAcrimewatchpa.com

operation without certificate of inspection.

Lititz Borough – The LBPD arrested Chad Allen MICHAEL, age 28, of Manheim for Altered, forged or counterfeit documents and plates, required finical responsibility, and operation without certificate of inspection. On 07/09/2021 at around 10:28am, an Officer stopped a vehicle being driven by MICHAEL... Altered Forged or Counterfeit Documents and...
Public Safetyalbuquerqueexpress.com

Russia proposes UN to expand number of types of cybercrimes

Moscow [Russia], July 24 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has proposed to the United Nations to expand the number of internationally designated types of cybercrimes from nine to 23, Deputy Prosecutor General Petr Gorodov told Sputnik. Russia submitted the world's first-ever draft convention on countering cybercrime to the UN on Tuesday. The draft...