- Washington Supreme Court rules against Backpage.com Updated: Sep-03-15 3:35 pm
SEATTLE - The website Backpage.com may not be immune from state liability law and a lawsuit filed by three young girls who said they were sold as prostitutes on the website can proceed to trial, the Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
- UK agency against cybercrime targeted in online attack Updated: Sep-01-15 6:55 am
LONDON - Britain's National Crime Agency says its website has been targeted in an apparent cyberattack.
- 2 arrested after video of crimes posted on social media Updated: Aug-31-15 5:10 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Two Northern California men were arrested after allegedly live-streaming their armed hunt for another man on a popular social media site.
- Arrests in child exploitation cases up in W.Va. Updated: Aug-22-15 1:43 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - State Police figures show arrests on charges of child pornography or online solicitation of minors have increased in West Virginia this decade.
- Ex-US State Dept. employee accused of cyberstalking indicted Updated: Aug-19-15 4:55 pm
ATLANTA - A grand jury has indicted a former U.S. State Department employee accused of sending threatening emails to college-aged women in the U.S. from his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London.
- New trial upheld for 5 ex-cops in post-Katrina shootings Updated: Aug-18-15 8:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Five former New Orleans police officers deserve a new trial on charges connected to the deadly shootings of unarmed people amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, upholding a judge's 2013 decision.
- China says it has arrested 15,000 people for cybercrimes Updated: Aug-18-15 10:29 am
BEIJING - Chinese police have arrested 15,000 people on suspicion of cybercrimes as the government tightens its control over the Internet, the Ministry of Public Security said Tuesday.
- Schenectady man gets 5 years for Internet car sale scam Updated: Aug-13-15 5:12 am
SCHENECTADY, New York - A Schenectady man will serve approximately five years in prison for his role in an Internet vehicle sales scam.
- Hacking ring accused of making $100M on stolen news releases Updated: Aug-12-15 2:40 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - In late October 2013, Panera Bread Co., the national chain of restaurants that specializes in healthy soups and baked goods, prepared a news release to announce it was adjusting its earnings expectations downward for the recently begun fourth quarter.
- The Latest: Man, son face fraud charges in hack-trade scheme Updated: Aug-11-15 6:15 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The latest on charges against Ukrainian hackers accused of working with American securities traders to hack into the computer systems of companies that publish news releases and trade on the information (all times local):
- Computer engineer in Texas gets nearly 3 years for fraud Updated: Aug-11-15 11:29 am
SAN ANTONIO - A computer network engineer in Texas must serve nearly three years in prison for fraud against Cisco Systems Inc. and San Antonio-based grocer H-E-B.
- Minnesota man charged with killing Ohio woman he met online Updated: Aug-10-15 7:52 pm
FARIBAULT, Minnesota - Authorities have charged a Minnesota man with killing a suicidal Ohio woman he met online.
- Feds shift indictment against businessman Jeremy Johnson Updated: Aug-06-15 5:01 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Federal prosecutors are slightly shifting the focus of charges against St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson, who is accused of using his online company to fraudulently make millions of dollars.
- Man convicted, sentenced to life in Craigslist murder case Updated: Aug-04-15 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A suburban Philadelphia man was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man who was killed after answering a Craigslist ad for an all-terrain vehicle.
- Tutor sentenced in California school hacking scandal Updated: Aug-04-15 3:25 pm
SANTA ANA, California - A tutor at the center of a high school grade-changing scandal in Orange County has been sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to computer fraud and commercial burglary.