Ukrainian man pleads guilty to hacking, wire fraud charges

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A member of a sophisticated international hacking group that authorities say targeted businesses in 47 states to steal credit and debit card records pleaded guilty to hacking and wire fraud charges in Seattle. Fedir Hladyr, a 34-year-old Ukrainian, also agreed to pay $2.5 million in restitution as part of his […]

Charges to be dropped against Airbus, Air France over 2009 crash: legal sources

[ad_1] The main association of victims’ families called the decision an “insult to the memory of the victims”—here a Brazilian navy photo shows divers recovering a tail piece after the worst crash in Air France history French magistrates investigating the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris in which 228 people […]

US charges 80 in internet fraud and money laundering scheme

[ad_1] The suspects—many of them Nigerian—allegedly preyed on the lovelorn, the elderly, and small and large businesses in their internet money scams US authorities on Thursday announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs. Federal […]