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
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SAP to pay $20M to settle criminal charges

(AP) -- Business software maker SAP AG on Wednesday said it agreed to pay $20 million to settle criminal charges from the U.S. Department of Justice against a now-defunct subsidiary, TomorrowNow.

Sep 15, 2011
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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
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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
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Minn. man suspected of encouraging suicides

(AP) -- A nurse who authorities say got his kicks by visiting Internet suicide chat rooms and encouraging depressed people to kill themselves is under investigation in at least two deaths and could face criminal ...

Oct 19, 2009
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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
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