News tagged with federal authorities

Wi-Fi hotspot named for terror group delays flight

A passenger aboard a plane at Los Angeles International Airport picked up a Wi-Fi hotspot named after a terrorist group, but authorities who held travelers for hours as they investigated say no crime was committed.

dateOct 27, 2014 in Telecom
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Beating the beetles

"The whole country knows about Boston. When a challenge presents itself, the entire community here comes together. The eradication of the Asian longhorned beetle is a great example of that," said Gary Woodward, ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Ecology
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Authors Guild asks US court to rule against Google

The Authors Guild says that Google Inc. is stealing business from retailers and has asked a New York federal appeals court to find that the Internet giant is violating copyright laws with its massive book digitization project.

dateApr 11, 2014 in Internet
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NY US Attorney says $28M in bitcoins seized

The United States Attorney in New York says about $28 million worth of bitcoins have been seized from a man charged with operating a notorious online drug marketplace known as Silk Road.

dateOct 26, 2013 in Internet
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Puerto Ricans charged with Social Security fraud

Federal authorities had arrested at least 68 people and were seeking seven more Wednesday in a multimillion dollar Social Security fraud case in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, which they say has one of the highest rates ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in Internet
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