Individuals Plead Guilty to Embezzling Over $3.5M in Purchases with Stolen Accounts ARLINGTON, Va. – Nov. 5, 2019 – Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) is pleased to announce that it assisted the U.S. Secret Service [...]
Six individuals pleaded guilty for their roles in using data stolen from 4,000+ credit cards to buy goods, such as airline tickets, and services totaling $3.5 million. The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC), with whom the [...]
Law enforcement arrested 281 people, who allegedly facilitated business email scams, in a global operation known as Operation: reWired. See https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/operation-rewired-bec-takedown-091019 and https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/281-arrested-worldwide-coordinated-international-enforcement-operation-targeting-hundreds for more information.
The former head of an international counterfeit operation will spend more than six years behind bars for a scheme that used the so-called “Darknet” to flood Uganda and the Pittsburgh region with more than $2 [...]
July 16, 2019: The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York announced: “Day Trader Pleads Guilty to Computer Hacking and Securities Fraud Scheme Targeting Online Brokerage Accounts.” See Day Trader Pleads Guilty.
If you’ve ever wondered how Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is able to successfully track criminal activity and solve complex cases, look no further than Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. That’s where you will find the National Cyber-Forensics & [...]
Administrators of DEEPDOTWEB indicted for money laundering conspiracy relating to kickbacks for sales of fentanyl, heroin, and other illegal goods on the darknet. https://www.justice.gov/usao-wdpa/pr/administrators-deepdotweb-indicted-money-laundering-conspiracy-relating-kickbacks-sales
PITTSBURGH—February 6, 2019—The Pittsburgh non-profit National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) in partnership with Marinus Analytics and the Auton Lab at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) supported federal law enforcement in a nationwide sex trafficking takedown. [...]
A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN OREGON UNSEALED TWO INDICTMENTS WHICH CHARGED SIX ADMINISTRATORS OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATIONS.
NATIONWIDE STING OPERATION TARGETS ILLEGAL ASIAN BROTHELS, SIX INDICTED FOR RACKETEERING PORTLAND, Ore.—A federal grand jury in Oregon has returned two indictments charging six people with running sex trafficking organizations operating in the U.S., Canada [...]
A federal grand jury in Oregon unsealed two indictments which charged six administrators of international human trafficking organizations. Law enforcement arrested individuals and seized 500+ domains which these organizations used to facilitate this criminal enterprise. [...]
by Christopher Burgess on December 14, 2018 The year 2018 is stacking up to be the year of cybercrime prosecution, with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) flexing its muscle and truly demonstrating the “long arm of [...]
Here are six ways the CIA can help turn back the overdose epidemic, including here at ‘ground zero’ in Western Pennsylvania CIA Director Gina Haspel recently told an audience at the University of Louisville that [...]
CyberDefenses Partners with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance to Deliver Cybersecurity Education in the Southwest Region
The partnership benefits industry beginners, pros by bringing together seasoned cybersecurity experts. AUSTIN, TX October 17, 2018 – CyberDefenses, a premier Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) since 2001, has paired up with the National Cyber-Forensics [...]
It Takes a Village to Stop Cybercrime: How Cyber Information Sharing Organizations Help Businesses in Need
By Robert Kang[i] Adjunct Professor Loyola Law School, Los Angeles This article originally appeared in the May 2018 issue of the ACC Docket, The Association of Corporate Counsel. Click HERE for a .pdf of the [...]
Cybercrime, regardless of how you define it, is impacting our world at the rate of billions of dollars a year and is a clear threat to our national security. Cybercriminals are tearing at the very [...]
“Federal authorities announced today a significant coordinated effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens. Operation Wire Wire, [...]
Nearly every day there are reports of new data breaches, vulnerabilities on devices and applications, illicit activities, and cyber attacks targeting private users, industry, and government agencies. The sources of cyber criminal activities come from [...]
Partnerships in the new locations will help to combat global cyber crime threats Pittsburgh, PA – January 8, 2016 – The National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA), a growing non-profit cyber threat information sharing organization [...]
Europol and NCFTA partner up to fight cybercrime https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/europol-and-ncfta-partner-to-fight-cybercrime “Leveraging Consumer Feedback to Identify and Combat Counterfeiting,” an article written by Laurie Iacono and Jason Calhoun of the NCFTA, was published in the December 2016 [...]