Nigerian man, 6 others sentenced to prison for online fraud schemes

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Six U.S. citizens and a Nigerian national were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison for their roles in online fraud schemes that distributed more than $40 million in counterfeit checks using “mystery shopper” websites and work-from-home scams. The criminal enterprise was The…

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Man Gets Life Back After ID Thief Sentenced To Prison

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans For the last two decades, Marcus Calvillo, 45, was viewed as a sex offender, a felon and a fraud. The Grand Prairie resident never committed any of those crimes. Someone had stolen his identity and racked up rap sheet. “Everywhere I…

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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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Opelousas hacker sentenced to 1 year in prison

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Federal prosecutors say a 29-year-old Opelousas computer hacker has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for stealing money, hacking computers and…

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Hacker sentenced to 15 years

Hamza Bendelladj and Russian co-defendant sentenced for using computer virus to steal millions of dollars. Algerian hacker and developer of malicious SpyEye malware Hamza Bendelladj has been sentenced by a US court to 15 years in prison and three years of supervised release on charges related to his role in…

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‘Bridal Bandit’ of San Diego Sentenced to 7 Years

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans San Diego’s “Bridal Bandit” – a woman who admitted to stealing wallets from brides, guests and workers during weddings – vowed to do seven years in prison Wednesday. Denise Gunderson, 50, dubbed the “Bridal Bandit” by authorities, was sentenced to seven…

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‘Career child predator’ sentenced to four life terms

A 57-year-old man has been sentenced to four life sentences after a Llano County jury found him guilty of four counts of sexual abuse of children on Dec. 17. Evidence presented at the trial revealed that Russell Lee Burke has been accused of molesting at least three other young children…

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Former Army major, wife, to be sentenced in child abuse case

A former U.S. Army Major and his wife, convicted this summer of physically and psychologically abusing their children, will learn their fate in federal court Tuesday. Former Army Maj. John Jackson and his wife Carolyn were convicted in July of severely abusing their three adoptive children in the name of disciplining…

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