News tagged with criminal case

Germany fines Google for privacy violations

German authorities said on Monday they had fined Google for illegally collecting massive amounts of personal data including emails, passwords and photos while setting up its disputed Street View service.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Internet
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Tokyo man arrested over bizarre hacking campaign

Japanese police on Sunday arrested a man suspected of being behind a computer hacking campaign following an exhaustive hunt that at one stage had authorities tracking down a cat for clues, according to reports.

dateFeb 10, 2013 in Internet
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Police grudge behind Japan hacker campaign

A computer hacker who taunted Japanese police for months with a string of vexing cyber riddles launched the campaign as part of a grudge against authorities, media reports said Tuesday.

dateJan 08, 2013 in Internet
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Russia denies sending high-tech spies to US

Russian diplomats and security chiefs denied Thursday sending their spies to the United States to purchase high-tech military electronics and detonators in faked civilian deals.

dateOct 04, 2012 in Other
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Taiwan co. fined $500 million for LCD price fixing

(AP)—A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their leading roles in a global LCD screen price-fixing conspiracy.

dateSep 20, 2012 in Business
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US arrests head of online poker site

US authorities have arrested the head of online betting website Full Tilt Poker and charged him with a scheme to defraud banks and misleading customers about the security of their funds.

dateJul 03, 2012 in Internet
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