News tagged with criminal charges

Feds: Full Tilt Poker site was Ponzi scheme

(AP) -- An Internet poker company that was blocked from operating in the U.S. in the spring as part of an online gambling crackdown was "not a legitimate poker company, but a global Ponzi scheme," federal prosecutors said ...

Sep 20, 2011 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Philippines launches suit in reef plunder

The Philippines on Friday began legal action against traders accused of plundering corals and marine turtles in a case that officials said may have destroyed large tracts of precious reefs.

Jun 03, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 2

Businesses fall prey to cyberthieves' cunning

Among the growing ranks of consumers, business owners and others being lured by the convenience of online banking are legions of cybercrooks who have found the technology a convenient way to steal from unsuspecting victims.

Apr 04, 2011 not rated yet 0

Craigslist strikes back, files suit

Craigslist announced Wednesday that it had filed suit against a state attorney general who has threatened criminal charges against the online classifieds site in a dispute over "erotic services" ads.

May 20, 2009 5 / 5 (2) 1