Authorities in five countries arrested 74 suspects in an operation aimed at disrupting email fraud schemes that intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, the FBI announced Monday.
People targeted by cyber criminals have lost over US$1.4 billion in 2017, most of it in relation to romance and confidence schemes and hacked email accounts, an FBI report released Monday shows.
A New York hedge fund manager was arrested on Thursday and charged with stealing more than US$ 19 million from investors and then spending much of it on his own lavish lifestyle, the US Justice Department said.
US law enforcement is intensifying a criminal investigation into a multi-billion dollar alleged fraud at Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MBD), Bloomberg reported Thursday.
United States investigators have uncovered a money laundering operation run by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) that transferred funds to an alleged ISIS supporter in the US using fake eBay transactions, The Wall Street Journal reported.
One sitting and one former mayor in the US state of Pennsylvania have been charged in a long-term federal corruption investigation, according to indictments released Wednesday.
A record 412 people have been charged with collectively defrauding the US government of US$ 1.3 billion, in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions called "the largest healthcare fraud takedown operation in American history," the Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Virginia police announced Friday the indictment of 43 people on more than 743 charges after a two-year, multi-agency investigation into cigarette trafficking, banking fraud and money laundering.
The Washington, DC medical examiner said that Mikhail Lesin, the founder of Russia Today (RT) and close aide of Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, “died of blunt force trauma to the head,” reported the Washington Post.
A man from Kansas and a woman from Texas have been arrested by the FBI in connection with a multimillion dollar fraud targeting a Turkish businessman, according to a news release by the U.S Attorney’s Office in Kansas City, Kansas.
A Sacramento federal court charged Dumitru Martin, a Romanian investor, with bribing a United States Air Force major in order to win a US $10.4 million military contract according to the The Sacramento Bee newspaper.
In the past five years, authorities working with the FBI in Moldova have foiled four plots by Russian-linked gangs to sell nuclear materials to Islamic State (IS), according to an Associated Press (AP) investigation.
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have announced a reward of US$ 3 million this Tuesday, Feb. 24, for information that would lead to the arrest of alleged cyber criminal Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev.
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