Cyber Crime
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Cyber Crime: IAT HONG, BO ZHENG, and CHIN HUNG Charged With Devising and Carrying Out a Scheme to Enrich Themselves by Obtaining And Trading on Material, Nonpublic Information

December 27, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest of Macau Resident and Unsealing of Charges Against Three Individuals for Insider Trading Based On Information Hacked from Prominent U.S. Law Firms Iat Hong Arrested On December 25 In Hong Kong On U.S. Insider Trading and Hacking Charges; In Addition to Successful Cyber [Read More…]

Cyber Crime
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Cyber Crime: DAVID W. KENT, Owner Of Oilpro.com, Guilty In Hacking Into a Competitor’s Network and Stealing Client Data

December 20, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Oilpro.Com Founder Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Hacking Into Competitor’s Computer System Defendant Stole Information From Over 700,000 Customer Accounts Stored on a Competitor’s Database and Then Sought to Sell Oilpro.com to the Company He Had Hacked Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern [Read More…]

INTERNET OF THINGS POSES
White-Collar Crime

INTERNET OF THINGS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR CYBER CRIME

August 16, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to any object or device which connects to the Internet to automatically send and/or receive data. As more businesses and homeowners use web-connected devices to enhance company efficiency or lifestyle conveniences, their connection to the Internet also increases the target space for [Read More…]

BUSINESS E-MAIL COMPROMISE
Fraud

Business E-Mail Compromise and Fraud Statistics From FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

August 6, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

BUSINESS E-MAIL COMPROMISE: THE 3.1 BILLION DOLLAR SCAM This Public Service Announcement (PSA) is an update to the Business E-mail Compromise (BEC) information provided in Public Service Announcements (PSA) 1-012215-PSA and 1-082715a-PSA. This PSA includes new Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) complaint information and updated statistical data. DEFINITION [Read More…]

International Cell Phone Fraud Scheme
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Cyber Crime: Ramon Batista, Edwin Fana and Jose Santana Charged For Cell Phone Fraud Scheme

July 25, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Defendants Charged with Participating in Sophisticated International Cell Phone Fraud Scheme Criminal charges were unsealed against multiple defendants relating to their participation in a sophisticated global cell phone fraud scheme, involving the takeover or compromise of cell phone customers’ accounts and the “cloning” of their phones to make [Read More…]

Cyber Crime
Fraud

Cyber Crime – A Threat to Every Internet User

June 10, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

According to the Federal trade Commission (FTC), there are around 10 million reported cases of identity theft each year in the United States. A recent report by Eugene Kaspersky, founder and head analyst of Kaspersky Labs (a leading internet security company), indicates that the level of criminal activity [Read More…]

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Cyber Crime: Any of the Internet Are Opportunities

October 5, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to any object or device which connects to the Internet to automatically send and/or receive data. As more businesses and homeowners use web-connected devices to enhance company efficiency or lifestyle conveniences, their connection to the Internet also increases the target space for [Read More…]