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Los Angeles Man Arrested, Charged with PPP Loan Fraud

U.S. law enforcement arrested and charged a man with fraudulently obtaining loans via the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).On July 16, Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Nicola T. Hanna of the Central District of California announced the arrest of Andrew Marnell, 40, of Los Ange
Publish At:2020-07-17 14:53 | Read:371 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government IT Security and Data Protection arrest Fraud PPP

Hacker indicted for stealing 65K employees’ PII in medical center hack

byLisa VaasA Michigan man has been indicted for the 2014 hack of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (UPMC’s) HR databases and theft of employees’ personal information – information that he allegedly wound up selling on the dark web to crooks who used it to file thousands of bogus tax returns.The 43-count indictment, returne
Publish At:2020-06-22 09:47 | Read:321 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Law & order Security threats arrest Detroit Justin

Fraud Forum Administrator Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

A Ukraine citizen will spend close to four years in prison for administering a fraud forum in addition to perpetrating other computer criminal activities.As reported by Brian Krebs, 29-year-old Sergey Vovnenko received a sentence of 41 months in prison on 16 February for wire fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft.Sergei “Fly” Vovnenko, in an undated
Publish At:2017-02-20 12:20 | Read:4371 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News arrest Criminal Fraud

Police Charge Ohio Homeowner with Arson Using Pacemaker Data

Law enforcement used an Ohio homeowner’s pacemaker data to arrest and charge him with insurance fraud and arson.On 19 September 2016, residents of the area around Court Donegal in Middletown, Ohio woke up to the sound of a “loud explosion.” One of the residents, Mike Huff, said his dogs began barking at 6:30 a.m. When he looked outside, he
Publish At:2017-02-02 20:10 | Read:4584 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News arrest data pacemaker

Not so Limitless after all: Trend Micro FTR Assists in the Arrest of Limitless Author

On January 13, college student Zachary Shames pleaded guilty to a federal district court in Virginia, US, for authoring Limitless Logger, the malicious keylogger that was used to steal thousands of sensitive user information like passwords and banking credentials. In November 2014, Trend Micro’s Forward Looking Threat Research team (FTR) published a research
Publish At:2017-01-19 14:25 | Read:5418 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Targeted Attacks arrest law enforcement limitless

Former Secret Service Agent Sentenced to 71 Months for Theft From Silk Road

A former Secret Service agent was sentenced to 71 months in prison on Monday for stealing more than $820,000 worth of bitcoin while investigating the Silk Road online marketplace, the FBI announced.Shaun W. Bridges, 33, of Laurel, Maryland, was one of the two corrupt federal agents involved in the investigation of the underground black market, which was shut
Publish At:2015-12-09 05:05 | Read:2933 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News arrest FBI Shaun Bridges Silk Road

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