Monday, April 15, 2013
Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 stores may have been compromised. Check out the list of stores and the latest on the security breach investigation.
Monday morning, Schnucks released its list of St. Louis area stores that were impacted by the recent security breach. As a result of that breach, Schnucks customers across the St. Louis area have found fraudulent charges on their debit and cards. The Schnucks stores on the list (which can be found in the PDF portion of this article along with a timeline issued by Schnucks) are located in a number of Patches throughout St. Louis, St. Charles and surrounding counties. Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 may have been compromised between December and March. The company also says the card number and expiration date may have been accessed, but not the cardholder’s name or address. Schnucks has also set up a …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
St. Louis County police reach out to residents to help them file police reports after claims of identity theft continue coming in connected to a possible issue at Schnucks stores. A Facebook page for this situation is shared in this article.
As previously reported by Patch, authorities from jurisdictions around the St. Louis area are confirming reports in recent days that Schnucks may have had its credit card collection system compromised, making consumers vulnerable to identity theft. Schnucks is reportedly aware of the possible issue and had outside agencies helping the chain investigate. Thursday, St. Louis County Police in Wildwood tell Patch they've received as many as 15 reports of the possible fraud related to Wildwood. They've also received a few reports in Central County and South County. As reported on Patch Wednesday via the Wildwood police log, nearly a dozen cases of fraudulent credit card use had been reported. Earlier, this week a Wildwood police spokesperson …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Secret Service is not yet officially involved in an investigation, but has advice for worried St. Louis County consumers.
Authorities from jurisdictions around the St. Louis area are confirming reports in recent days that Schnucks, the Maryland Heights-based grocery chain, may have had its credit card collection system compromised, making consumers vulnerable to identity theft. Creve Coeur Police and the St. Louis County Police are some of the agencies which have taken reports. The St. Louis County Wildwood Precinct posted an alert on its Facebook page Wednesday stating the department has taken numerous reports for fraudulent use of a credit device. Police also warned, "You may have seen the news and learned there had been a recent epedemic of these reports throughout St. Louis County and its municipalities. We are asking that you be vigilant in checking your…
Saturday, March 9, 2013
John Dailey, of West St. Louis County, was sentenced to eight months in prison and ordered to pay $60,000 after he pleaded guilty to charges of medicare fraud.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, John M. Dailey, 55, of West St. Louis County, was sentenced to eight months in prison and ordered to pay $60,000 Monday after he pleaded guilty to charges of medicare fraud in September. As previously reported by Patch, Dailey pleaded guilty to three counts of making false statements to the Medicare program about services he never provided to three patients. The following information was contained in the statement released by the U.S. Attorney's Office Monday. Dr. John M. Dailey was sentenced to 8 months in prison for making false statements to the Medicare program about face-to-face office visits that he did not actually provide to three patients. The Court also imposed a $60,000 restitution …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Eureka Police Department officers said the woman had information from a physician that allowed her to submit prescriptions to a pharmacy.
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- Joe Scott
Friday, October 12, 2012
A Jefferson County woman faces criminal charges after police said she used a doctor’s information to illegally obtain prescription medication from a Eureka pharmacy. Kathleen Siebert, 52, of the 7000 block of Marble Arch Lane in Jefferson County near Cedar Hill, was charged last Friday with three counts of fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance. Eureka Police said Siebert called in prescriptions to Schnuck’s Pharmacy in Eureka using a physician's DEA number. Siebert called into the pharmacy and obtained prescriptions for Floricet between Dec. 31 and May 1, for alprazolam between April 30 and May 28, and for lorazepam on May 18. Bail was set at $15,000 for Siebert. For more crime information on Eureka-Wildwood Patch, see the …