US arrests man in $100 mn Fitbit stock manipulation

A US man has been arrested and charged in connection with a $100 million stock manipulation involving shares of the wearable technology maker Fitbit, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

US announces 1st bitcoin securities fraud case

A New York prosecutor says the federal government has brought its first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a Texas man of engineering a bitcoin Ponzi scheme.

Brazil cybertheft could be biggest ever

A scheme that has been skimming funds from Brazilian bank payments over the past two years may be the largest cybercrime heist in history, at some $3.75 billion, security researchers say.

US 'committed' to hunting down Target hackers

Authorities are committed to hunting down the hackers blamed for a massive data breach at US retail giant Target, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday.

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 ...

Financier charged in fake pre-IPO Facebook sales

A Florida investment adviser was charged Tuesday with selling $8 million of fake Facebook shares ahead of the social network's highly anticipating public offering, officials said.

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