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

In recent years, the FBI has seen an increase in the number of companies and institutions reporting the theft of Personally Identifiable Information or PII. This theft takes many forms—from e-mail phishing attacks, to Point-of-Sale theft, to the more advanced hacking of vulnerabilities in servers where the information is hosted. The theft of the information… Read More