Man admits spearheading $1.3M email spam scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Florida man is facing up to 10 years in prison after admitting his role in a $1.3 million computer hacking and identity theft scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman and Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell announced in a release Thursday.

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Russian man faces US trial in lucrative hacking scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Prosecutors describe Roman Seleznev, the son of a Russian lawmaker, as a master hacker who orchestrated an international scheme that resulted in about $170 million in fraudulent credit card purchases. In a federal jury trial that begins this week, The post…

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POLICE BUST IDENTITY THEFT SCHEME THAT NETTED $650K

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Three people have been busted in connection to a large-scale credit card scheme that allegedly used two southwest Houston businesses to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars. According to court records, Shalewa Olayinka, 53, applied for and obtained 116 credit The…

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Three Men Sentenced to Prison for Credit Card Fraud Scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Three men were sentenced to prison today for their involvement in a credit card fraud scheme which involved re-encoded credit cards with stolen bank information. All three defendants were directed to pay $68,337.66 in restitution to their victims. According to court…

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2 plead guilty in spamming scheme that targeted millions

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Two men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a computer hacking and spamming scheme that federal prosecutors in New Jersey say compromised the personal information of tens of millions of people. Tomasz Chmielarz, of Rutherford, New Jersey, and Devin McArthur,…

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