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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Hapeville councilwoman faces new allegations in credit loan scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Hapeville city councilwoman who’s already charged with defrauding her family and under criminal investigation for inflating tax refunds, is now facing new questions after a man who tried to help her out of financial trouble said she ripped him The…

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Woman pleads guilty in Virginia unemployment fraud scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A North Carolina woman accused of collecting $130,000 in a Virginia unemployment fraud scheme pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday to charges of mail fraud and aggravated identity theft. Paula Lane — who is also known as Paula Hipps The…

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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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Trader Pleads Guilty To Largest Known Computer Hacking And Trading Scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Leonid Momotok, of Suwanee, Georgia, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his role in an international scheme to hack into three business newswires and steal yet-to-be published press releases containing non-public financial information that was then used…

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West Haven Women Charged in Mail and Identity Theft Scheme: Feds

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Two West Haven women are accused of operating an extensive identity theft and mail theft scheme that resulted in a loss of more than $50,000 to banks and the victims, according to authorities. Jamila Williams-Stevenson, 36, and Lorena Coburn, 42, both…

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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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