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Lawyers’ Identities Being Used for Fake Websites and Solicitations
Washington, DC (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2012-09-14

A recent scam has surfaced in which the identify of a Texas attorney, who had not practiced in years, was used to set up a fake law firm website using the attorney’s maiden name, former office address, and

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CREDO Action - President Obama and Governor Romney: Ask Congress to reinstate the federal assault weapons
SAN FRANCISCO (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2012-07-25

The shock and trauma from the images and stories from Aurora are still very much with us, and it is impossible to put into words the pain being felt by families and friends of the victims. But that doesn't mean we

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Law Enforcement Explorers Hold National Conference
Ft. Collins, Colorado (rushPRNews) By: United States Department of Justice 2012-07-16

2,500 Explorers, Advisors, Law Enforcement Leaders Compete, Teach, Learn Law Enforcement and Fire Skills – Nearly 2,500 young men and women from all 50 states will take part in the week-long Law Enforcement & Fire/EMS Explorers Conference on the campus of

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IC3 2011 Internet Crime Report Released
FAIRMONT, WV (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2012-05-10

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 online criminal activity. According to the report, 2011 marked the

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FBI WARMING; Timeshare Marketing Scams
Arlington, Va (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2012-01-26

/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 typical scam, timeshare owners receive unexpected or uninvited telephone

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Peta Calls On Feds To Investigate Animal Deaths At Bristol-Myers Squibb
Pennington, N.J. (rushPRNews) By: PETA 2012-01-18

Whistleblower Alleges Monkey Hanged While Tethered to Her Cage, Another Monkey Scalded to Deah — Today, PETA filed formal complaints with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institutes of Health Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare regarding

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Closing a ‘Crime Superstore’ - Not-So Garden Variety Fraud in the Garden State
NEWARK, NJ (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2012-01-10

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 have led to charges against 54 individuals admitted today to

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FBI Releases Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics for 2011
FBI Washington (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2011-12-19

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 figures from the first six months of 2010. The number

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Mafia Family Fraud - The Case of the Stolen Company
Washington, D.C (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2011-12-12

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 indictment announced last month in New Jersey.   Among those charged in

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Operation Ghost Click - International Cyber Ring That Infected Millions of Computers Dismantled
New York, NY (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2011-11-10

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 the multi-billion-dollar Internet advertising industry. Users of infected machines were

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