According to the Department of Justice, fifteen defendants have pleaded guilty to-date for their roles in a transnational and multi-million dollar scheme to defraud American victims through online auction fraud. Four of the guilty pleas took place in the past 24 days before U.S. Magistrate Judge Matthew A. Stinnett of the U.S. District Court for […]
According to the Department of Justice, one of the leaders of the Infraud Organization pleaded guilty today to RICO conspiracy. The press release states that “Infraud” was an Internet-based cybercriminal enterprise engaged in the large-scale acquisition, sale, and dissemination of stolen identities, compromised debit and credit cards, personally identifiable information, financial and banking information, computer […]
On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, federal authorities announced that an ongoing cooperative effort between law enforcement and a number of private-sector companies, including multiple internet domain providers and registrars, has disrupted hundreds of internet domains used to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic to commit fraud and other crimes. As of April 21, 2020, the FBI’s Internet […]
According to the Wall Street Journal, hospitals and researchers have been fending off a surge in cyber attacks since March 2020.