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Online Scammers Require Payment Via Music Application Gift Cards
Washington DC (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2017-08-05

 FBI - - Complaints filed with Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) from 2017 show online scammers are asking victims to pay fraudulent fees using music application gift cards as part...
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DEA brings in record amount of unused prescription drugs on National Prescription Take Back Day
WASHINGTON, D.C (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2017-05-09

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (drop box here) and more than 4,200 of its law enforcement and community partners collected more unused prescription drugs than at any of the 12...
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Drug Trafficking Aryan Brotherhood Methamphetamine Operation Dismantled
San Antonio, Texas (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2017-05-03

When a federal judge recently sentenced the last two of 34 Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gang members to prison for their roles in a methamphetamine drug distribution network, it marked...
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Charges Announced in Massive Cyber Intrusion Case
Washington, DC (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2017-03-15

Two of the Perpetrators Believed to be Russian Intelligence Officers Four individuals—two Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers and two criminal hackers—have been charged by a federal grand jury in the...
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Joint Cyber Operation Takes Down Avalanche Criminal Network
Washington, D.C. (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2016-12-05

Servers Enabled Nefarious Activity Worldwide It was a highly secure infrastructure of servers that allegedly offered cyber criminals an unfettered platform from which to conduct malware campaigns and “money mule” money laundering...
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Leader of New Haven Heroin Ring Pleads Guilty
New Haven,Connecticut (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2016-09-22

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that WILSON VASQUEZ, also known as “Will” and “Pancho,” 43, of New Haven, pleaded guilty yesterday before...
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New Microchip-Enabled Credit Cards May Still Be Vulnerable to Exploitation by Fraudsters
Washington, D.C. (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2015-10-13

By October 2015, many U.S. banks will have replaced hundreds of millions of traditional credit and debit cards, which rely on data stored on magnetic strips, with new payment cards...
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Co-Founder of OXYwater Sentenced for Wire Fraud and Money Laundering
Washington, DC (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2015-10-01

A co-founder of Imperial Integrative Health Research and Development LLC (Imperial) was sentenced to serve 83 months in prison in federal court today for his role in a fraud scheme...
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DEA ANNOUNCES 10th NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK
Washington, DC (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2015-07-28

DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg today announced that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place September 26th from 10 am-2 pm local time. As with the previous nine Take-Back events,...
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New research reveals the trends and risk factors behind America’s growing heroin epidemic
Washington, D.C. (rushPRNews) By: Federal Bureau of Investigation 2015-07-07

Heroin use has increased across the United States among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels. The greatest increases have occurred in groups with historically lower rates...
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