The Justice Department today announced in Washington the seizure of the largest criminal marketplace on the Internet, AlphaBay, which operated for over two years on the dark web and was used to sell deadly illegal drugs, stolen and fraudulent identification documents and access devices, counterfeit goods, malware and other computer hacking tools, firearms, and toxic… Read More


Multi-Million-Dollar Financial Fraud Ponzi Scheme Ends in Prison Time for Former Pro Football Player and Bank Executive Former NFL player Will Allen and former bank executive Susan Daub’s company website, parts of which are shown, appeared legitimate and hid from investors the fact that it was being used to run a Ponzi scheme. The financial… Read More


A Latvian man made his initial appearance today in Minneapolis following extradition from Poland for his involvement in a “scareware” hacking scheme that targeted the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s website and caused millions of dollars in losses to Internet users. Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division; Acting U.S.… Read More