Posted on February 28th, 2011 No comments
The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center received more than 300,000 reports of Internet crime in 2010, according to its annual report.
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Identify Theft, Financial Scams Top Internet Crimes List
Posted on January 13th, 2011 No comments
Recent studies show that one in seven youngsters has experienced unwanted sexual solicitations online. One in three has been exposed to unwanted sexual material online.
Keeping Kids Safe Online
Posted on December 11th, 2010 No comments
Hang up! That’s what the FBI advises you should do if someone calls you saying that you have missed jury duty and an arrest warrant has been issued.
Jury Duty Scam Makes Rounds Again
Posted on November 17th, 2009 No comments
A hacker has broken into the Nebraska Worker’s Compensation database, prompting an FBI investigation and an effort to contact those who may be affected. Several thousand people could be affected by the breach, which was discovered last week when the state’s chief information officer noticed an unusual amount of Internet traffic traversing t…
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Hackers Breach State Database
Posted on October 8th, 2009 No comments
The Americans who were charged are accused of setting up bank accounts to which their Egyptian counterparts transferred money from the hacked accounts. “The sophistication with which Phish Phry defendants operated represents an evolving and troubling paradigm in the way identity theft is now committed,’’ Keith Bolcar, acting assistant FBI d…
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Phishing bust nets 100 in US, Egypt
Posted on August 3rd, 2009 No comments
The indiscriminate use of a popular online data-sharing technology has allowed sensitive government and personal information to leak onto the internet – including FBI surveillance photos of a Mafia hit man, lists of people with HIV, and motorcade routes and safe-house locations for then-first lady Laura Bush, a congressional panel was told Wednesday.
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Federal data leaked online
Posted on June 8th, 2009 No comments
A former bank teller in Massachusetts has been charged with fraud and aggravated identity theft in a $270,000 fraud scheme. The FBI investigation led to a 25-year-old who worked as a bank teller at a Bank of America branch in Peabody, MA.
Bank Teller Charged in Fraud Scheme