How Your Smart Fridge Might Be Mining Bitcoin For CriminalsSo-called "crypto-jacking" attacks have become a growing problem in the cybersecurity industry, affecting both consumers and organizations.
Suspect In Chicago Diamond Theft Arrested At Miami AirportA 67-year-old Florida man has been arrested in connection with the theft of $170,000 worth of diamonds from a Chicago jewelry store.
Rachel Dolezal, White Woman Who Portrayed Herself As Black, Accused Of Welfare FraudDolezal was charged this week with theft by welfare fraud, perjury and false verification for public assistance, court documents show.
Thieves Pilfer From Holy Name Cathedral Collection PlateOne of Chicago’s most iconic churches has been targeted by thieves.
Package Thief On Chicago's North SideA doorbell camera shows a woman taking two Amazon packages.
Custodian Steals $180 From Students' Book Bags During National School WalkoutWhile students in a South Carolina school participated in the National School Walkout this week, a custodian helped herself to their cash, police said.
Former Attorney Gets Over 4 Years For Stealing $1M From Estates Of Dead ClientsRobert B. Beck, 50, of Mount Prospect, pleaded guilty in September to a single felony count of theft between $500,000 and $1 million, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Scam Artists Steal Cash, Jewelry From Elderly Woman In HuntleyA couple scam artists bilked a 90-year-old woman out of jewelry and cash on Tuesday when one of them posed as a village worker stopping by her home in northwest suburban Huntley.
Chicago Woman Charged In Auto Theft, Chase, CrashJamesha McChristine faces several charges after she stole a woman’s SUV from a west suburban driveway Wednesday afternoon and led police on a chase before crashing into an apartment building.
Former State Contractor Charged With Stealing From Elderly PersonMary E. Pfingston, 41, of Joliet, was charged with felony counts of financial exploitation of the elderly, theft and public contractor misconduct, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office and Illinois State Police.
Chicago Man Charged With Stealing From Lisle Special Ed SchoolKenan Bektasevic, 29, was charged with two felony counts of burglary for stealing from Giant Steps, 2500 Cabot Drive in Lisle, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
CPD Releases Photos Of Mag Mile Thieves Who Used Mallets To Steal WatchesChicago police have released surveillance camera images of three males who twice used mallets to smash open display cases and steal "high-value" wristwatches at a Magnificent Mile store in the past few weeks.