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International Coalition Sanctions Senior Russian Leader of LockBit Cybercrime Gang

In a concerted effort, Britain, the United States, and Australia have united to target Dmitry Khoroshev, a significant figure within the notorious Loc...

Cryptocurrency CEO Sentenced: Changpeng Zhao's Legal Saga Unfolds

Changpeng Zhao, the founder of the world's leading cryptocurrency exchange, was sentenced to four months in prison on Tuesday after admitting to money...

Samourai Wallet Executives Charged in Massive Money Laundering Conspiracy

Keonne Rodriguez and William Lonergan Hill, executives of Samourai Wallet, have been indicted for allegedly operating an unlicensed money transmitting...

Army Reserve Major Admits to Defrauding Bereaved Military Families

Caz Craffy, a 41-year-old financial counselor for the U.S. Army and major in the U.S. Army Reserves, pleaded guilty to multiple charges including wire...

AT&T Investigates Potential Data Breach Involving 7.6 Million Customers

AT&T, the US telecommunications giant, announced that sensitive information such as addresses, social security numbers, and passcodes had been pub...

Nigerian YouTuber Emdee Tiamiyu Arrested on Fraud Allegations in the UK

Emdee Tiamiyu, a Nigerian YouTuber based in the United Kingdom, has been arrested amid accusations of fraud involving the UK government. The arrest fo...

Autonomy Co-founder Lynch Faces Trial Over Alleged Revenue Inflation Leading to HP's Disastrous Acquisition

Federal prosecutors in San Francisco have accused Autonomy co-founder Lynch and former finance executive Stephen Chamberlain of inflating the company'...

Facebook Scams Exploit Emotions, Funeral Home Scandals Unveiled

In the ongoing saga of cyber scams, Facebook users are being targeted with emotionally charged tactics. Scammers are infiltrating accounts, posting me...

Indiana Man Convicted in $5.6 Million International Scam

An Indiana man, Tochukwu Nwosisi, was convicted in a federal court in Texas for his role in an international advance-fee scheme originating from Niger...

AT&T Network Disruption Due to Software Update, Not Cyberattack

AT&T customers in the U.S. faced a temporary network disruption on Thursday, attributed to a software update gone awry. The company clarified to A...

U.S. Forfeited Funds Redirected to Aid Ukraine via Estonian Support

At the Munich Security Conference, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco and Estonian Secretary General Tõnis Saar unveiled a groundbreaking init...

Ukrainian Cybercriminal Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Malware Schemes

A Ukrainian national, Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov, has pleaded guilty to his involvement in two extensive malware schemes, which collectively resul...

Former Engineer Arrested for Allegedly Stealing US Government's Missile Detection Technology

A former engineer, Chenguang Gong, 57, of San Jose, California, has been arrested on federal charges for allegedly stealing trade secret technology de...

New York Man Gets 12 Years for Orchestrating $336 Million Health Insurance Fraud

Mathew James, a 54-year-old resident of East Northport, New York, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay over $336 million in res...

Former partner of an International Law Firm Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Involvement in $400 Million Cryptocurrency Fraud Scheme

Mark Scott, a former partner of an International Law Firm, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme...

Russian Hacking Group 'Midnight Blizzard' Strikes HPE and Microsoft

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) recently uncovered a breach in its cloud-based email systems, attributing the attack to the Russian hacking group "Mi...

DWP Abandons Routine Suspensions in AI Benefit Fraud Tool Following Criticism

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has shifted its approach to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in tackling benefit fraud, according to...

Global Implications: Unraveling the Intricacies of the Illegal Tech Export Scheme

Ilya Kahn, a 66-year-old citizen of the United States, Israel, and Russia, was detained in Los Angeles for allegedly participating in a massive plan t...

Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Over $500,000 from Missouri Company

Tammy Myers, a 50-year-old woman from Independence, Missouri, admitted guilt in federal court for stealing more than $500,000 from her employer, Build...

Cybercriminals Empty Nurse's Pension Using Malicious Banking Trojan

In the serene county of Lancashire, nurse Liz Nolan found herself embroiled in a financial crisis as her Barclays and Revolut accounts were unexpected...

Scam Alert: EE Urges Vigilance as Scammers Target Last -Minute Shoppers

UK telecoms provider EE has issued a warning to customers about a potential surge in scam SMS messages on December 23, targeting last-minute Christmas...

California CEO Pleads Guilty to $800,000 Tax Evasion: Endowance Solutions Case

A Californian, Robert Hienekamp, pleaded guilty for deliberately neglecting to pay employment tax withholdings to the IRS. Documents and statements re...

Solar Panel Fraudster Prosecuted Again for Breaching Post-Release Conditions

In a significant legal development, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) successfully brought charges against David Black, a convicted £17 million sol...

Federal Indictment: U.S. Postal Inspector Faces Mail Theft , Obstruction, and Money Laundering Charges

In a significant development, U.S. Postal Inspector Michael Morse, 52, from Madisonville, Louisiana, faces federal charges, including mail theft, obst...

Solicitor William Osmond Sentenced for Obstructing SFO Money Laundering Probe and Forgery in Mayfair Property Deal

At the Old Bailey, solicitor William Osmond faced sentencing for obstructing a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) money laundering investigation tied to a &po...

The combined actions of the UK NCA, Border Force, and UAE authorities result in the conviction of a criminal network carrying over £100 million in unlawful currency.

Three members of a criminal network involved in smuggling over £100 million in illicit cash from the UK to the UAE have been found guilty of mon...

U.S. , U.K 11 Russians are accused of conducting a hacking network that targeted hospitals around the world.

The U.S. Justice Department has recently levied charges against 11 Russian men in connection with the notorious Conti ransomware gang, known for orche...

FinCEN (Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) Proposes New Regulation to Improve Transparency in Convertible Virtual Currency Mixing and Combat Terrorist Financing

In a statement released on October 19, 2023, FinCEN Director Andrea Gacki emphasized the crucial role of CVC mixing services in facilitating unlawful ...

Following pressure from Washington, Zelle implements imposter scam refunds

In response to growing concerns about consumer protection and rising imposter scams, banks on the Zelle payment app have undertaken a significant poli...

In East Lancashire, Fraudsters Posing as Police Officers and Couriers Scam Nearly £100,000 from Vulnerable Victim

In East Lancashire, a deeply concerning scam has emerged, with fraudsters resorting to impersonating both police officers and couriers in their ruthle...

Hackers with ties to Vietnam attempted to compromise US lawmakers and journalists

Hackers with connections to Vietnam made an attempt to distribute spyware through social media platforms, which included X (formerly Twitter) and Face...

Hackers offering to sell stolen data prompted an investigation by Sony.

A cybercriminal gang allegedly claimed to have infiltrated Sony's networks and made offers to sell stolen data, prompting the corporation to initiate ...

Thodex cryptocurrency boss jailed for 11 ,196 years in Turkey for fraud

A cryptocurrency CEO from Turkey and his two siblings were each sentenced to 11,196 years in prison for scamming investors of millions of dollars. In ...

A Republican lawmaker resigns as chairman of the Gambling Study Committee amid a criminal investigation

Rep. Laurie Sanborn, a Republican lawmaker who owns a casino in Concord, has resigned from her position as the chairperson of a commission tasked with...

An Edinburgh property firm's office manager was sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling more than £900,000.

Emma Hunt, 37, of Coldstream, spent tens of thousands of pounds on parties, hospitality, and a five-star Caribbean vacation. She accepted unnecessary...

Eastern Connecticut Health Network's computer system is down due to a cyberattack, according to Waterbury HEALTH.

Eastern Connecticut Health Network and Waterbury HEALTH computer systems were down on Thursday, and ECHN believes there was a hack. During the outage...

An extortion cybergang has auctioned off data allegedly belonging to the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).

The institution acknowledged earlier this month that it had system troubles, which it labelled a "cyber incident." The ransomware group Rhysida has n...

The father and son of Holmfirth have been compelled to repay money from a forgery scheme.

A phoney money scheme worth almost £1 million that was orchestrated by a father and son has been ordered to return the money. Christopher Gaunt...

MEN FROM DORSET ARE IN COURT FOR ALLEGEDLY DEFRAUDING TREE INVESTORS.

Three men have testified in court on charges of duping investors into funding a fraudulent forestry operation. Ethical Forestry Ltd., which failed in ...

Cyber Crime Gang Publishes Victim Profiles and Demands Ransom

In a widespread cyber attack, a notorious hacker group called Clop exposed numerous victims' names and company profiles. The gang is currently holding...

Chief Compliance Officer Convicted in Massive $50 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Steven King, 45, from Florida, who works for a prominent pharmacy holding company, has been convicted of orchestrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme...

Man Charged With Organised Fraud Ran A $5.9M Ponzi Scheme in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a federal lawsuit against a Man in Jacksonville, Florida, with charges of him running a $5.9 Millio...

The Metaverse Versus The Laws Of The Real World

HERMEÌ€S INTERNATIONAL and HERMEÌ€S OF PARIS, INC, Filed a complaint in New York Court in January 2022, against artist MASON R...

South Korean Car Manufacturer Hyundai, Compromised Customers' Information Due to Data Breach In France

Thursday, this week, it has been known that the South Korean Car Manufacturer Hyundai was affected by a data breach that compromised confidential info...

A Rhode Island woman who fraudulently claimed to have received the Purple Heart, served in the military and amassed over $250,000 in veteran benefits and charitable donations was sentenced to federal prison.

Sarah Jane Cavanaugh, 32, was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison last Tuesday after being found guilty of carrying out what prosecutors s...

Florida Woman Accused of Scamming Holocaust Survivor Out of $2.8m in Dating Site Fraud.

A U.S Citizen, Peaches Stego, was arrested and charged with one count of wire fraud which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years, for allegedly steali...

RUSSIAN HACKERS TARGETED U.S. NUCLEAR RESEARCH LABS AND SCIENTISTS

A Russian hacking team known as Cold River has targeted US Nuclear Brookhaven, Argonne and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. Between August an...

Twitter Data Leak Results In Over 200 Million Users' Emails Compromised

Today, Over 200 Million Twitter user accounts are at risk and have been compromised over data leakage posted for free by malicious internet hackers. I...

Indian-American IT Professional Convicted for Making Illicit Profits Worth $7.3 Million

Thursday, 29 December 2022, Sivannarayana Barama, 48, an IT professional was convicted today by the California Jury of four counts of Security Fraud, ...

Priest and Businessman Indicted on Fraud Charges taking $10 Million from Salina Foster Program

Monday, 14 November 2022, The Federal grand jury in Topeka, Kansas, charged a Priest, Robert Nelson Smith, 50, of Salina, with one count of conspiracy...

Stolen $3.36 Billion Cryptocurrency Discovered in Popcorn Tin and Underground Safe

On Friday, 4 November 2022, James Zhong pled guilty before United States District Judge Paul G. Gardephe to committing a detestable wired fraud that t...

Psychologist Convicted Four Counts of Health Care Fraud Scheme

A licensed psychologist from Illinois Chicago, Renato F. Duarte, 63, was convicted guilty of four counts of health care fraud by the federal jury of d...

Shein owner "Zoetop" fined $1 .9m over improper data breach response

Attorney General James from New York Attorney General announced she has “secured $1.9 million from e-commerce retailer, Zoetop Business Company,...

Pro-Russian Cyberattack Group KillNet - Targets US Airports

On Monday, October 10, “KillNet”, a pro - Russian hacking group, carried out a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack, which affected...

Former President of International Aircraft Parts Distributor - Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

Following a one-week trial in the Manhattan Federal Court, New York, STEFAN GILLIER, who also used the aliases Stephan Gillier, Stefan R.R. Gillier, R...

SSU dismantles group of cyber criminals that hacked 30 million accounts of Ukraine and EU citizens

The Security Services of Ukraine announced last Friday, that they “neutralized a hacker group from Lviv that acted in the interests of the aggre...

Crypto market maker wintermute reveals hack amouting to $160 Million

On Tuesday, Wintermute CEO & Founder Evgeny Gaevoy announced via his twitter account that hackers penetrated into their systems causing a breach o...

UBER has its data system hacked into again! !

Uber discovered the cyber security breach of their system this Thursday. It was first reported in the New York Times, who stated "The breach appeared ...

UK GOVERNMENT- EMERGENCY ALERTS

The UK Government announced that they have been working with mobile phone networks and in Autumn this year, they will transmit emergency alert message...

Ransomware Group BlackCat behind Italy's GSE Hacking

Reuters on Saturday reported: "Hacking group BlackCat was behind a recent attack on Italy's state-owned energy services firm GSE, stole a massive amou...

Addressing Bomb Threats at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

U.S. Homeland Security made the following statement yesterday: "First several months of 2022 up until the whole year, there has been a troubling upti...

Two men charged by Detectives from the 'Terrorism Investigation Unit' of the Police Service Northern

The Assistant Chief Constable Crime Department, Mark McEwan, in a statement said: "Over the last two years police have continued to examine lines of ...