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3 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Russia protests man's arrest

Russia has protested the arrest of the 30-year-old son of a Russian lawmaker who's currently being detained on Guam in a major federal cyber crime case.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WebProNews

Phaedra Parks' Husband Gets 8 Years in Prison

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks' husband Apollo Nida was handed an 8-year prison sentence by a federal judge for defrauding over 50 people of roughly $2 million over a 4-year period.

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News 4 Jax

Woman gets 12 years for tax fraud scheme

A 37-year-old Jacksonville woman was recently sentenced to 12 years in prison for her involvement in an identity theft scheme known as Operation Zig Zag.

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Denver Post

Cherokee Nation to offer tribal photo IDs in Colorado

Nearly 3,500 Cherokee citizens living in Colorado will have a chance to obtain tribal citizenship photo IDs, according to tribal officials, who will give information at community meeting in Denver on July 19. "Producing a government-issued, photo ID helps to instill a greater sense of pride in our people, and we're happy to bring this service to ... (more)

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Chron

Luxury hotel computer breach impacts thousands

At least 10,000 customers of The Houstonian Hotel , Club & Spa were exposed in a credit card security breach that lasted nearly six months, officials alerted guests on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

USA Today

Russia says U.S. 'kidnapped' cyber-hacking suspect

Russia is accusing the United States of kidnapping the son of a lawmaker who was arrested in the Maldives for allegedly hacking U.S. stores to steal 200,000 credit and debit card numbers Russia says U.S. 'kidnapped' cyber-hacking suspect Russia is accusing the United States of kidnapping the son of a lawmaker who was arrested in the Maldives for ... (more)

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KFVS12

'Real Housewives' husband sentenced to 8 years in prison

"Today's sentencing exemplifies impartial justice regardless of economic class or perceived celebrity status," said Reginald G. Moore, Special Agent in Charge of the United States Secret Service, Atlanta Field Office.

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Cherokee Nation

hosting community meetings in New Mexico, Colorado

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and tribal officials travel to the Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Denver areas this month to host community meetings and offer tribal citizenship photo IDs to Cherokee citizens living there.

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Russia Taday

a US 'kidnaps' Russian MP's son to 'exchange him for Snowden'

The US "kidnapped" the son of a Russian MP, possibly to exchange him for Edward Snowden, the father charged.

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Related Topix: Maldives, World News, Asia

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KOMO News

Charges: Hacker stole thousands of local credit card numbers

A Russian hacker wanted for stealing thousands of credit card numbers from restaurants around the Puget Sound was arrested July 5 and transported to Guam to stand trial, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, US News

Fox News

'Prolific' Hacker of Consumer Data Busted

A Russian national described by authorities as a "prolific" hacker of U.S. retailers' computer networks has been arrested by the Secret Service.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, US News, Business News

KTOO-TV Juneau

Juneau police arrest suspect in Gold Street racial incident; may also be suspect in Celebration case

Alexander Logan Libbrecht is currently being held at Lemon Creek Correctional Center on a $25,000 bond.

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Related Topix: Juneau, AK, State Prisons, Lemon Creek Correctional Center, Prison, US News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Item

Police accuse trio of spreading counterfeit bills in Riverdale

A trio of New York suspects allegedly hit a trio of local stores with counterfeit bills over the past month, stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise, and their apprehension last month is fueling a multi-state investigation by the Secret Service, according to police.

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Related Topix: Riverdale, NJ, US News, Home Depot, Retail, Household Products

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sunherald.com

Pearl River County inmate admits making threats against Obama

Federal court records show Bobby Lamar Boone, 42, has admitted mailing a letter to the FBI in which he said, "BOOM BOOM Dear Mr. President Obama, good bye,,, It will be over for you very soon thanks to me ... don't you wish you knew who I was! You will soon enough."

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBTV

Fighting back against retail hackers

Most recently it was restaurant chain PF Chang's and it's customers who fell victim to online hackers targeting debit and credit card numbers.

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ComputerWorld

PF Chang's says breach was 'highly sophisticated criminal operation'

Restaurant chain P.F. Chang's China Bistro says the theft of credit and debit card information from some of its restaurants earlier this year was "part of a highly sophisticated criminal operation."

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The Raw Story

Border Patrol union leader shows up on radio show of extremist who talked of killing Clinton

The vice president of the union representing Border Patrol personnel showed up last week on the radio show of an extremist who had talked about killing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported on Tuesday.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

P.F. Chang's releases statement regarding data breach

We're learning new information about the security data breach at P.F. Chang's that left some customers' credit and debit card information susceptible to thieves.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

3OYS: Fake $100 bills crculating around Valley

All money is not created equal. Turns out, the Phoenix metro area has lots of counterfeit money floating around, specifically fake $100 bills.

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Examiner.com

'Unforgettable' recap: 'New Hundred' a few good men

" Unforgettable " returns with Carrie laundering money in the opening scene. Seriously.

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