A Manhattan judge has found an MSNBC personality and former CNBC television host guilty of scamming a Sotheby’s broker out of his million-dollar commission. The judge called the scam “dishonest” and “greedy.”
A former Ohio state trooper accused of coercing female motorists into sexual acts in exchange for ignoring traffic violations pleaded guilty on Wednesday to violating the civil rights of four victims and to one count of cyberstalking.
A group of 25 people in Minnesota allegedly engaged in a conspiracy to cash counterfeit checks using bank information taken from Instagram photos with the hashtag #myfirstpaycheck, among other methods, federal prosecutors said.
A Libyan exile, who was allegedly tortured with the complicity of the British intelligence services, has won the right to have his case heard in open court, despite government attempts to prevent the case being heard in public.
The founder of the Pirate Bay torrent site has been found guilty in “the largest hacking case to date.” Swede, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, and his Danish co-defendant were accused of hacking and accessing confidential information.
Like a scene out of a Hollywood thriller, the Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] allegedly cut internet service at a Las Vegas hotel to enable agents, posing as technicians, to enter villas and gather evidence against a gambling ring.
Felony charges have been dropped against 11 of the 14 Anonymous-linked hacktivists who pleaded guilty to waging a cyber-attack on the PayPal website. Meanwhile, the company has been derided on Twitter for launching a new promo campaign tagged #PayPal15.
An armored military vehicle and 24 armed police officers: That’s what the sheriff’s department in a small Wisconsin town used to collect a civil judgement from a 75-year-old man, who has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against the town over the incident.
The American nurse who is being quarantined against her will after returning from a mission in West Africa says she may sue officials in the state of Maine if they refuse to lift the restrictions they’ve imposed.