Updates on a couple of earlier posted stories:
Authorities announced today they have charged 10 more people on state and local credit card fraud and identity crimes — in addition to the 15 persons charged with federal crimes — that have resulted in victim losses of more than $1.5 million throughout the Las Vegas Valley. A total of 25 defendants have been charged in connection with the crimes.
*** Ivelin and Plamen Ivanov, the brothers arrested in Texas for allegedly stealing from coin-operated machines in apartment complexes and wiring the money to Russia, are further suspected "for burglaries in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and even crimes in Florida and California":
The FBI and immigration agents are investigating into how long the operation has been going on, and who the organizers are. They are also investigating how the men were changing the money to send back to Russia.