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IC3 2011 Internet Crime Report Released

FAIRMONT, WV (RPRN) 05/10/12 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
More Than 300,000 Complaints of Online Criminal Activity Reported in 2011  —The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) today released the 2011 Internet Crime Report—an overview of the latest data and trends of...

Malware Installed on Travelers' Laptops Through Software Updates on Hotel Internet Connections

WASHINGTON, DC (RPRN) 05/08/12 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
Recent analysis from the FBI and other government agencies demonstrates that malicious actors are targeting travelers abroad through pop-up windows while establishing an Internet connection in their hotel rooms. Recently, there...

FBI WARMING; Timeshare Marketing Scams

Arlington, Va (RPRN) 01/26/12 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
/12—Timeshare owners across the country are being scammed out of millions of dollars by unscrupulous companies that promise to sell or rent the unsuspecting victims’ timeshares. In the...

Closing a ‘Crime Superstore’ - Not-So Garden Variety Fraud in the Garden State

NEWARK, NJ (RPRN) 01/10/12 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
Leader of Large-Scale Identity Theft Ring and Co-Conspirator Plead Guilty, Admit Roles in Fraud Enterprise The leader of a fraud ring that engaged in identity theft and financial crimes which...

Internet Crime Complaint Center's (IC3) Scam Alerts

Washington DC (RPRN) 12/29/11 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
This report, which is based upon information from law enforcement and complaints submitted to the IC3, details recent cyber crime trends, new twists to previously-existing cyber scams, and announcements. POPULAR PASSWORDS An...

FBI Releases Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics for 2011

FBI Washington (RPRN) 12/19/11 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
Statistics released today in the FBI’s Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report indicate that the number of violent crimes reported in the first six months of 2011 declined 6.4 percent when compared with...

Mafia Family Fraud - The Case of the Stolen Company

Washington, D.C (RPRN) 12/12/11 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
It’s a criminal’s dream—owning a financial company that can be looted at will. That’s just what 13 individuals—including two with ties to organized crime families—are accused of in a federal...

Operation Ghost Click - International Cyber Ring That Infected Millions of Computers Dismantled

New York, NY (RPRN) 11/10/11 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
Six Estonian nationals have been arrested and charged with running a sophisticated Internet fraud ring that infected millions of computers worldwide with a virus and enabled the thieves to manipulate...

Man Who Allegedly Bribed TSA Employee in Order to Smuggle Marijuana on Domestic Flight Arrested

Los angeles, CA (RPRN) 10/19/11 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
TSA Employee Also Arrested A domestic airline passenger and a TSA employee were arrested Sunday after attempting to smuggle several pounds of marijuana on a flight from Los Angeles to Boston’s...

Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes

Washington, D.C. (RPRN) 05/16/11 — By Federal Bureau of Investigation
In response to the recent tornadoes that affected several Southern states and caused loss of life and flooding that has damaged property, the Federal Bureau of...

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