Computer Crimes And Punishment

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  1. mood

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    Rideshare account hacker faces up to 22 years in prison
    December 22, 2021
    DoJ: Brazilian National Pleads Guilty to Role in Nationwide Rideshare and Delivery Account Fraud Scheme
     
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    Ninth Circuit overturns $1.7 million restitution order for Russian hacker
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    Italian man arrested for stealing unpublished book manuscripts
    January 6, 2022
    DoJ: Italian Citizen Arrested In Online Impersonation Scheme To Fraudulently Obtain Prepublication Manuscripts Of Novels And Other Books
     
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    Ukranian police arrests ransomware gang that hit over 50 firms
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...rests-ransomware-gang-that-hit-over-50-firms/
     
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    Nigerian hacker pleads guilty to stealing payroll deposits
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...r-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-payroll-deposits/
     
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    "DOJ unseals charges against Russians in attempted hacks of infrastructure

    The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday unsealed two indictments charging four Russian nationals with crimes related to attempted hacks of critical infrastructure both abroad and within the United States, including use of the malware known as Trisis or Triton...

    The indictments accuse the four suspects of 'attempting, supporting and conducting computer intrusions that together, in two separate conspiracies that targeted the global energy sector between 2012 and 2018,' the DOJ said in its announcement. All four worked for the Russian government, the DOJ said....

    'In total these hacking campaigns targeted thousands of computers, at hundreds of companies and organizations, in approximately 135 countries.'..."

    https://www.cyberscoop.com/triton-use-doj-indictments-critical-infrastructure-russia/

    DOJ press release:

    https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/four...storical-hacking-campaigns-targeting-critical
     
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    United States Forfeits Millions in Cryptocurrency Used to Launder Illicit Dark Web Proceeds
    Monday, April 4, 2022

     
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    "U.S. charges Venezuelan doctor with selling ransomware used by Iranian group

    NEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters) - A Venezuelan cardiologist who taught himself computer programming sold software that was used by an Iranian hacking group to attack Israeli companies, U.S. prosecutors said on Monday in bringing criminal charges against him..."

    https://www.reuters.com/legal/gover...re-used-by-iranian-group-2022-05-16/?rpc=401&
     
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