Valencia Self Storage

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2012
Valencia , CA
United States
California US
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Breach Total Number: 
Dataloss DB
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Two people were charged with stealing more than $16,000 from 20 businesses and individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley area.  The man and woman were able to commit identity theft and run a check counterfeiting operation by retrieving and reassembling shredded checks from the trash bin of Valencia Self Storage.  Hundreds of bank account numbers, fake and stolen IDs and identity profiles, check making equipment, and counterfeiting checks were discovered at their residence.  A criminal complaint was filed on April 18 alleging felony counts of identity theft, check forgery, commercial burglary, grand theft, false impersonation, receiving stolen property, and unauthorized credit card use.