Identity Theft Case

Decent Essays
This case involves the suspects accessing the victim’s bank account, by unknown means and stealing US currency in violation of PC 530.5(a)-Identity Theft.

This incident occurred at the Bank of America, located at 880 E. Colorado Boulevard.

LOSS: $400.00 in US currency.




On 06-12-17 at 2018 hours, I was dispatched to the Pasadena Police Station regarding an identity theft investigation. Upon my arrival, I met with Victim Jorge Manuel Plank, who advised me of the following information in summary:

On 06-03-17 at about 2300 hours, Plank drove to the above Bank of America in order to use the ATM. Upon Plank’s arrival he saw a female White or Hispanic (Suspect #2) standing
…show more content…
Suspect #2 was wearing a white T-shirt and dark pants, NFD. Plank believes he would not be able to recognize Suspect #2 if seen again.

On 06-05-17 during the morning, Plank contacted a representative from his Visa Debit Card (1-866-692-9374) to check the status of his account. Plank asked the representative if there were any suspicious activities with his account. The representative asked Plank he used his debit card on 06-03-17 at approximately 2300 hours to make a $400.00 withdrawal and check his account balance two times.

Plank advised the representative he did not make a $400.00 withdrawal but did check his account balance twice on 06-03-17. The representative recommended that Plank file a police report in order to begin an internal investigation for his loss. Plank did not recall or write down the Bank representative’s name.

Plank stated he did not give anyone permission to withdrawal funds from his banking account and is desirous of prosecution.

I telephoned the Bank of America located at 880 E. Colorado Boulevard for the ATM video footage. The bank was closed for the day. DISPOSITION:
Case to

Related Documents

  • Good Essays

    information (PHI). According to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC, 2015), data breaches in healthcare accounted for 44 percent of all breaches in 2013, and that is expected to only inflate each year. A data breach is an incident when confidential data has been stolen or viewed by unauthorized individuals (Anandarajan, D'Ovidio, &Jenkins). In healthcare PHI is a high-value target due to the breaches that includes stolen prescriptions, fraud, and identity theft. This discussion will focus…

    • 478 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Discussion Though identity theft is mostly viewed on the negative side, there are also positive impacts of identity theft. To an individual, it may not be much of a benefit since the emotional suffering may be more than one can handle. An individual can gain favors from an institution that lead to the identity theft. An example is where a customer of a certain bank deposits cash for safekeeping. As a normal customer of the bank, withdrawals and deposits as well as carrying out payments using banker’s…

    • 1498 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Identity theft, in its most basic form, is the unlawful and unauthorized use of an individual 's personal information for some perceived benefit by the perpetrator. The use of one 's information could consist of their name, address, Social Security number, or any other personal identifying information. The use of such information is typically unknown by the individual whose information it correctly it is, and the benefits received by the perpetrator of identity theft are typically financial in nature…

    • 1588 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays