Fraud

Manafort case goes to jury after dramatic closing arguments

Prosecutors portrayed Paul Manafort as a liar who committed bank fraud, quietly amassed $60 million in overseas bank accounts and failed to pay …

Paul Manafort

The HMRC scam that's conned one man out of £1,000

People are being conned out of thousands of pounds by scammers posing as HM Revenue and Customs staff.<p>The scam involves people being told to buy £10 …

News (Wales)

Man ordered to pay $21K for replicating popular action figures

A Spanish man had been ordered to cough up $21,000 for hawking unauthorized reproductions of action figures like Conan The Barbarian, Kull, and El …

Pulp Fiction

The Paul Manafort Jury Is Now Deliberating. Here Are the Charges

The fate of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, is in the hands of 12 jurors in Alexandria, Virginia. After a trial …

Paul Manafort

Ash facing tough task at Rutgers heading into third season

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Chris Ash heads into his third season as football coach trying to make Rutgers more than an also-ran in the Big Ten …

College Sports

Ex-HMRC fraudster behind conspiracy to steal nearly £7m from construction workers is jailed for nine years

A tax consultant who fled the UK after masterminding a conspiracy to steal nearly £7million from construction workers has been jailed for nine …

Money (UK)

HPD: Trio arrested in apparent murder-robbery in northwest Houston

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Three suspects have been arrested in connection with an apparent murder-robbery at a northwest Houston apartment complex on …

San Francisco Bay Area

Gators in the College Football Playoff this year?!

Latest Browns controversy? Antonio Callaway played too much?<p>Published<p>2 days ago<p>on<p>August 14, 2018<p>Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports<p>A rookie who …

Football (U.S.)

Serial Addlestone fraudster pays back more than £325k in 'ill-gotten gains' to vulnerable victims

A serial fraudster from Addlestone has paid back more than £325,000 to vulnerable victims he befriended and then ripped off.<p>Surrey Police said a …

Surrey (UK)

How to add two-factor authentication to your Epic Games account for Fortnite

Take a break from getting Victory Royales on Fortnite to read this important piece of advice: you can, and <i>should</i> add two-factor authentication to …

Android News

Absconding Pharma Company Director Being Probed For Rs 5000 Crore Bank Fraud Arrested In Dubai

Nitin Sandesara, an absconding director of a Gujarat based pharmaceutical company has been arrested by the Dubai police, <i>Economic Times</i> has reported. …

Nirav Modi

Wigan bank card fraudster is sent to jail

A man has been jailed for a crime spree which included using stolen bank cards.<p>James Ahearne was caught on CCTV twice splashing out on groceries and …

Manchester

AT&T sued over cryptocurrency theft - Mobile World Live

AT&T was hit with a $224 million lawsuit as a cryptocurrency investor accused the US operator of fraud and gross negligence in relation to the theft …

Identity Theft

Between A Scam And A Fraud Place – SMiShing Is Big Criminal Business

MoneyTips<p>Internet scam artists are moving beyond your email inbox to target your text messages as well. "SMiShing," also known as SMS Phishing, …

Identity Theft

Netizen Report: Elections in Mali marred by militant violence — and internet shutdowns

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.The night …

University of Toronto

Gators' crowded backfield offers Dan Mullen options, decisions

In the Florida Gators’ backfield, Jordan Scarlett is the veteran and alpha dog with the makings of a 1,000-yard rusher in Dan Mullen’s spread …

College Football

City police squad foils £25m of fraudulent online scams in just six months

A specialist police unit backed by the City has foiled £25 million of frauds in the past six months, it was announced today.<p>The Dedicated Card and …

UK News

Seven out of 10 people in UK now bank online | Financial Times

<b>What does the chart show?</b><p>While email is still the most common reason people use the internet, online banking is the fastest-growing use. According to …

Personal Finance (UK)

P-Funk patriarch George Clinton brings his farewell concert tour to the Lyric

What does it take to sufficiently validate a funk career for audiences outside of an artist’s fan base to take notice?<p>Could it be a creative run at …

Music

How to get away with fraud: the successful techniques of scamming

It is easy for those of us who have ignored emails from Nigerian princes or refused to transfer money on behalf of an online love interest to scroll …

Identity Theft

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

Jury deliberations began Thursday morning in the trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, but a verdict was not reached at the end of the first day.<p>After a two-week trial in which federal prosecutors from special counsel Robert Mueller's team and US attorneys in …

U.S. Politics

Ex-state senator to plead guilty to check fraud scheme

A former Rhode Island state senator who cited his struggled with alcohol when he stepped down in January has agreed to plead guilty to bank fraud and …

Corruption

Delco 'habitual fraudster' admits to new stock fraud

A Delaware County man previously convicted of securities fraud pleaded guilty Wednesday to a scheme to artificially inflate stock prices to make at …

Corruption

Fla. residents admit to stealing more than $40,000 using credit card skimmers in Va., N.C.

ABINGDON, Va. (WSET) -- Two Florida residents, who prosecutors said used electronic devices to illegally skim credit card numbers from gas stations …

Identity Theft

AT&T gets sued over two-factor security flaws and $23M cryptocurrency theft

Crypto investor Michael Terpin filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T in California federal court Wednesday alleging that the phone company’s negligence let hackers steal nearly $24 million in cryptocurrency from him, <i>Reuters</i> reports. He’s also seeking punitive damages.<p>Terpin says hackers were …

Identity Theft

The Latest: Prosecution asks jurors to find Manafort guilty

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Latest on the trial of onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local):<p>12 p.m.<p>The prosecution has finished its …

Corruption

Pune bank fraud: What you should know about cyber attack that led to loss of Rs 95 crore in 3 days

In what could be termed as one of the biggest cyber attack so far in India, hackers transferred Rs 95 crore in just three days from Cosmos …

Cybersecurity

Amen Dunes' Colossal New Record Searches for Freedom

by Ciara DolanAMEN DUNES Wed 8/15 Doug Fir Michael Schmelling“This is your time. Their time is done. It’s <i>over</i>,” a child’s voice echoes in the first …

Indie Music

Mobile payment apps get mediocre privacy scores from Consumer Reports

(Credit: Scyther5/iStockphoto)<p>Keeping your credit card information protected is no joke, and the latest identity theft numbers prove it. A Javelin Strategy & Research study showed identity fraud at an all time high for 2017. More than 16 million people were victims of identity theft, racking up …

Apps

Vodafone is Trying to Prevent Criminals Attempting 'International Missed Calls' Scams

Earlier we reported that Which? revealing a good third of people have been exposed to criminals sending out scam text message in the past six months, …

Identity Theft