News tagged with internet fraud

Japan dotcom jailbird back in business

Maverick Internet tycoon Takafumi Horie, who was jailed for accounting fraud, said Wednesday Japan's online landscape was prime territory for his aggressive style of business.

dateJun 05, 2013 in Business
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Anger at suicide of US Internet activist

Angry activists poured scorn on prosecutors Sunday for leading an overzealous campaign against Internet freedom fighter Aaron Swartz, with his family suggesting it contributed to his suicide.

dateJan 14, 2013 in Internet
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US, others smash global cyberfraud ring

US officials said Wednesday they had taken down a global cyberfraud ring and charged six Romanians and one Albanian in a scheme selling non-existent goods on the Web.

dateDec 05, 2012 in Internet
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NY judge gives poker money man jail for bank fraud

(AP)—A man who processed money illegally for three Internet poker companies whose U.S. operations eventually were shut down was sentenced on Wednesday to five months in prison by a judge who said he played a "catch me if ...

dateOct 04, 2012 in Internet
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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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