Federal authorities are issuing warnings to potential donors wishing to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey that unscrupulous scammers may set up shop in the storm’s wake. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) this week warned that phishing scams and bogus e-mail solicitations may target potential givers. US-CERT warned… Read More

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