A gang of suspected Romanian criminals is using 3D printers and computer-aided design (CAD) to manufacture “sophisticated” ATM skimming devices used to fleece Sydney residents. NSW Police recently arrested and charged a Romanian national with fraud after a money transfer officer contacted police over a suspicious transaction. Police ...
The Federal Communications Commission is defending its efforts to tighten up the rules for its Lifeline program, which subsidizes cellphones for people on low incomes.
Men, and particularly senior men, are more likely to commit scientific fraud than women, say researchers - who we have to hope we can trust on the matter.
Paul Ceglia - the man who tried to claim that he owned half of Facebook - was arrested on Friday and charged with mail and wire fraud that could see him spending 20 years behind bars.
There's been a ten-fold increase in the number of fraud-related retractions of biomedical papers since 1975, putting paid to the idea that it's usually just a case of owning up to an inadvertent error.
AT&T's been accused of cheating the government by letting fraudsters take advantage of a subsidized phone service intended for deaf people.
A Kenyan start-up has accused Google of scraping its database as part of an effort to undermine its business.
Six Estonians and a Russian have been accused of hijacking millions of computers worldwide to carry out a massive advertising fraud.
A recent survey confirms identify theft and fraud is of top concern to consumers when using a credit card.
The FBI has seized the domains of four popular online poker websites - PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, UB.com and Absolute Poker - claiming bank fraud, money laundering and illegal gambling offenses.
Have you ever spent a weekend frantically running around, trying to find an open notary to authorize a document?
The ex-Apple manager accused of taking kick-backs from Asian suppliers could face 20 years in jail after reversing his previous plea and admitting to the charges.
Fraudsters have been circulating a piece of software that generates fake Amazon receipts, allowing fraudsters to scam Amazon retailers.
US scientists are significantly more likely to publish fake research than scientists from elsewhere, a study of officially withdrawn studies shows.
Cyber criminals are exploiting an alleged iTunes security breach to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims.
Paul Devine has taken the easy step in his attempt to avoid jail time and heavy fines, by pleading not guilty, but now comes the hard part: explaining how his wife was wired more than $1,000,000 from Asian companies that work with Apple.
The US Justice Department has accused Oracle of fraud, and has filed a suit claiming hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.
Brooklyn Magistrate Viktor Pohorelsky heard a piece of testimony yesterday that isn't exactly common in federal court: he heard details of a man who swallowed a USB Flash drive in order to try to destroy criminal evidence contained therein.
Banknotes could get a lot prettier, thanks to a new nanotechnology technique which mimics the iridescent colors found on butterflies' wings.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) was established in May 2000 as a partnership between the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.