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US Officials Allege Student Defrauded Apple as Part of SIM Swap Attack

A 20-year old California resident was charged Monday by the Department of Justice for allegedly participating in a SIM-swapping scam that defrauded Apple and stole one victim’s cryptocurrency. Richard Yuan Li, a student at University of California-San Diego, is accused of one count of conspiracy to commit felony wire fraud in connection to the scheme, …

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New York Man Charged With Trafficking Credit Card Info, Using Bitcoin to Launder Proceeds

A New York City man has been indicted for allegedly stealing and selling reams of payment card data, the proceeds of which he laundered in bitcoin. Vitalii Antonenko, 28, was charged in the U.S District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Tuesday with conspiracy to engage in computer hacking, payment card trafficking and money …

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WSJ: Google will ‘likely’ face antitrust lawsuits later this year

Sponsored Links Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images For nearly a year there have been reports about the Justice Department investigating Google for antitrust violations when it comes to search and advertising. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports it’s “likely” that the DoJ and state attorneys general will bring antitrust lawsuits against Google later this year, …

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