4 hrs ago
Cybercrime Milestone: Guilty Plea In RICO Case
A law crafted to take down organized crime rings has been used for the first time in a cybercrime case that's resulted in a guilty plea.
8 hrs ago
The Greenville News
Luxury car exports probed
BMW said it has been working closely with federal authorities for almost two years to stop what they contend are illegal exports involving auto brokers of the company's vehicles from the United States, including some made in the Upstate.
12 hrs ago
International Business Times
Mandela Fake Language Interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie: 'I'm a Champion Signer'
A man passing himself off as a sign language interpreter punches the air during a speech being given by India's President Pranab Mukherjee during memorial service, identified as Thamsanqa Jantjie, has defended his the debacle he wrought in front of a gobal TV audience of millions.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Globe and Mail
Fake interpreter at Mandela memorial embarrasses South African authorities
The Deaf Federation of South Africa says the fake interpreter appeared to have invented his own signs.
The Huffington Post
5 Ways Eric Cantor Can Be a Good Food Champion
As a professional advocate of the Good Food Movement, I expected to see a lot of things when a recent visit to the University of Michigan took me to Zingerman's Roadhouse, a well-known casual dining spot in Ann Arbor known for its farm-to-table fare.
Detroit Free Press
Charity employee accused of stealing federal prosecutor's identity
A federal prosecutor in Flint was scammed by a Big Brothers Big Sisters employee who stole the lawyer's identity to support a cocaine habit - in a roundabout way, according to court records filed today.
Flint woman charged with stealing prosecutor's identity
The United States Attorney's Office has charged Amanda Casanova, 36, of Flint, with aggravated identity theft and mail fraud charges, according to a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Detroit.
W.H.: A 'shame' phony signer distracts from Mandela service
The White House said it is "a shame" that a phony sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service is distracting from the celebration of Mandela's life.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Fort Mill Times
SC legislator considering run for superintendent
Rep. Andy Patrick of Hilton Head Island said Tuesday he expects to make a decision after the holidays.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Federal jury finds Nashville man guilty of bank fraud
A federal jury found Keith Churn, 44, of Nashville, guilty of bank fraud Friday, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Secret Service to Teach Class in Smyrna on Wednesday
The Smyrna Police Department told WGNS they will host a Merchant Protection Seminar Presented by the United States Secret Service, Nashville Field Office.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Retired agent to speak at Elmira College lecture series
A retired U.S. Secret Service agent will be the next speaker in the Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Miami Herald
Customer information of JPMorgan's UCard hacked
JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Thursday that about 465,000 users of a prepaid cash card may have had their personal information hacked.
Fugitive Finder: Man wanted for forgery and counterfeiting
Amarillo Crime Stoppers and the United States Secret Service are asking for your help to find this week's Fugitive of the Week: Dejuan "Devon" Lamont Willis.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Aaron Swartz: The never-before-seen video that got Reddit founder...
The never-before-seen video that got Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz arrested for illegally downloading millions of academic papers and 'led to his suicide' A hidden-camera video showing late Internet freedom activist and programmer Aaron Swartz sneaking into an MIT computer closet to siphon scientific papers from an academic library has been made ... (more)
Richland Center man charged with threatening President Obama
An indictment alleges that Elwyn Nels Fossedal made a number of threats on October 15th.
The Washington Post
Getting federal agencies to work better--and together
Zach Tumin is co-author with William J. Bratt on of the book " Collaborate or Perish! Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World ."
The Washington Post
Man arrested after throwing object over White House fence, Secret Service says
A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he threw an object over the north fence of the White House, authorities said.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Daily Press & Argus
Feds investigate phony funds
A Howell couple is facing possible federal charges after allegedly admitting to manufacturing and distributing counterfeit $20 bills in Livingston County.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Las Vegas Herald
Company owners plead guilty in scheme to clear credit histories
A year-long investigation by the Metropolitan Police Department with help from the U.S. Secret Service resulted in charges against 10 people connected to Tradeline Pros.