Cybercrime Press Releases

Malaysian National Sentenced to 10 Years for Hacking Into Federal Reserve Bank
Eastern District of New York — November 4, 2011
Remaining Co-Founder of Ninja Video.net Pleads Guilty to Criminal Copyright Conspiracy
Eastern District of Virginia — November 3, 2011
Two Top Administrators of Ninjavideo Website Plead Guilty to Criminal Copyright Conspiracy
Eastern District of Virginia — October 25, 2011
Three Sentenced to Federal Prison for Forcing Labor and Distributing Pirated/Counterfeit CDs and DVDs
Southern District of Texas — October 14, 2011
Florida Man Arrested in "Operation Hackerazzi" for Targeting Celebrities with Computer Intrusion, Wiretapping, and Identity Theft
Central District of California — October 12, 2011
Atlanta Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Computer Hacking Charges
Northern District of Georgia — September 28, 2011
Member of Hacking Group LulzSec Arrested for June 2011 Intrusion of Sony Pictures Computer Systems
Central District of California — September 22, 2011
Charges in Distributed Denial of Service Attack Against Santa Cruz County Website
Northern District of California — September 22, 2011
Three Seattle Men Indicted for Computer Hacking, Fraud and Identity Theft
Western District of Washington — September 21, 2011
Online Identity Thief Sentenced in Virginia to 15 Years in Prison for Selling Counterfeit Credit Cards Leading to More Than $3 Million in Losses
Eastern District of Virginia — September 9, 2011
Chantilly Woman Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Importing and Selling Counterfeit Cisco Computer Networking Equipment
Eastern District of Virginia — September 9, 2011
Seven Indicted for Extensive Counterfeit Media Operation
Eastern District of California — September 8, 2011
New York Stock Broker Sentenced to Prison in International Stock Fraud Scheme
Eastern District of Michigan —September 6, 2011
Orange County Man Who Admitted Hacking Into Personal Computers Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison for "Sextortion" of Women and Teenage Girls
Central District of California — September 1, 2011
Former Shionogi Employee Admits to Hack Attack on Company Servers
District of New Jersey — August 16, 2011
Michigan Woman Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Selling More Than $400,000 in Counterfeit Business Software
Eastern District of Michigan — August 15, 2011
Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty to Online Identity Theft Involving More Than $700,000 in Reported Fraud
Eastern District of Virginia — August 10, 2011
DVD Pirate Sentenced to One-And-A-Half Years in Prison
Eastern District of California — August 9, 2011
Hacker Sentenced in Virginia to 10 Years in Prison for Stealing 675,000 Credit Card Numbers Leading to $36 Million in Losses
Eastern District of Virginia — July 22, 2011
Sixteen Individuals Arrested in the United States for Alleged Roles in Cyber Attacks
District — July 19, 2011 Former At&t Contractor Arrested, Charged With Unauthorized Access of Servers
District of New Jersey — July 19, 2011
New Hampshire Man Pleads Guilty to Computer Intrusion into Former Employer's Computer Systems
District of New Hampshire — July 13, 2011
Blaine Man Sentenced for Hacking Into Neighbor's Internet System to Email Threats Against the Vice President, Among Other Crimes
District of Minnesota — July 12, 2011
Romanian Man Sentenced to 48 Months in Prison for Role in International Fraud Scheme Involving Online Auction Websites
Northern District of Illinois — June 29, 2011
Clark County Man Sentenced for Counterfeit Software Scheme
Western District of Washington — June 27, 2011
Lead Defendant in International Computer Hacking Ring Sentenced in Two Cases to 13 Years in Federal Prison
Central District of California — June 27, 2011
Hacker Pleads Guilty to Infiltrating At&t Servers, Ipad Data Breach
District of New Jersey — June 23, 2011
Former Student Pleads Guilty to Computer Hacking at University of Central Missouri
Western District of Missouri — June 22, 2011 Belarusian National is Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Participating in International Online Scheme to Steal U.S. Tax Refunds
District of Massachusetts — June 22, 2011 Department of Justice Disrupts International Cybercrime Rings Distributing Scareware
District of Minnesota and Western District of Washington — September 22, 2011 Texas Man Sentenced for Hacking Into Computer Servers of Local Company and NASA
District of Minnesota — June 14, 2011 Three Sentenced for "Wiseguys" Scheme to Purchase 1.5 Million Premium Tickets to Events Through Computer Hacking and Fraud
District of New Jersey — June 9, 2011 Hacker Pleads Guilty to Itentity Theft and Credit Card Fraud Resulting in Losses of More than $36 Million
Eastern District of Virginia — April 21, 2011 Etowah County Couple Must Serve 18 Months in Prison for Embezzlement and Repay $133,028
Northern District of Alabama — March 15, 2011 International Computer Hacker Sentenced to 82 Months in Prison
District of Massachusetts — February 28, 2011