Engineer admits stealing software for China exchange

A former software engineer for Chicago-based CME Group pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing computer code and other proprietary data for an electronic trading exchange in China, officials said.

Two Romanians plead guilty in US hacking case

Two Romanian nationals pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from a scheme to hack into and steal payment card data from hundreds of US merchants, officials said.

South Korean execs plead guilty to price-fixing

Three South Korean executives have pleaded guilty to rigging bids and fixing prices of optical disk drives and agreed to serve prison terms in the United States, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

Job-seeking Hungarian pleads guilty to hacking

A Hungarian man pleaded guilty Wednesday to hacking into the computer systems of the Marriott hotel chain and threatening to reveal confidential information unless he was given a job.

Con artist who helped Google probe to be sentenced

(AP) -- A massive federal investigation that resulted in Google Inc. forfeiting $500 million this year to settle criminal claims over its advertising began with the 2008 arrest of a jet-setting career con artist, who took ...

Taiwan LCD maker to pay $30 million fine in US case

A Taiwanese maker of liquid crystal display panels has agreed to pay a 30-million-dollar fine for its role in a price-fixing conspiracy, the US Justice Department said Tuesday.

So. Ariz. man pleads guilty in jaguar's death

(AP) -- A southern Arizona biologist pleaded guilty on Friday to a misdemeanor federal charge for his role in the 2009 trapping and subsequent death of a rare jaguar known as "Macho B."

Prosecutors to seek 25 years for TJX hacker

(AP) -- A computer hacker who helped orchestrate one of the largest thefts of credit and debit card numbers in U.S. history faces sentencing this week for hacking into computer systems of major retailers, including TJX Cos., ...

Hacker seeks reduced sentence, citing Asperger's

(AP) -- A computer hacker who was a force behind one of the largest cases of credit card theft in U.S. history says he has a developmental disorder and is asking for a reduced sentence.

Fla. man accepts plea in record data theft case

(AP) -- An accused computer hacker charged in what prosecutors call the largest identity fraud case in U.S. history has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft charges.

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