Frauds and Swindling

Man pleads guilty to scamming Facebook and Google out of more than $100M

Man pleads guilty to scamming Facebook and Google out of more than $100M

13 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

One of the men behind an elaborate fraud that saw Facebook and Google each hand over tens of millions of dollars has admitted to his part in the scheme. Lithuanian Evaldas...
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Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was carrying an iPhone when she was arrested last year

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was carrying an iPhone when she was arrested last year

1 day ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

The tech industry certainly has its share of scandals, but the drama surrounding Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou certainly takes things to the next level. This past December, Wanzhou...
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Tesla, Elon Musk win dismissal of lawsuit over Model 3 production

1 day ago   |   Reuters

A federal judge in San Francisco dismissed for the second time a securities fraud lawsuit brought by Tesla Inc shareholders alleging that the company made misleading comments...
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Apple Card will make credit card fraud a lot more difficult

Apple Card will make credit card fraud a lot more difficult

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch   |   20 articles

Apple's new credit card has a curious security feature that will make it much more difficult to carry out credit card fraud. The aptly named Apple Card is a new credit card...
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Microsoft's Bing blocked 5,000,000 cryptocurrency ads in 2018

Microsoft's Bing blocked 5,000,000 cryptocurrency ads in 2018

1 day ago   |   The Next Web

Microsoft's Bing has boasted it successfully blocked more than 5 million cryptocurrency-related ads, after it imposed a strict marketing ban last year. In a blog, Bing detailed...
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Google, Facebook Paid $121M In Completely Fraudulent Bills

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

A Lithuanian man extradited to New York to face charges of wire fraud back in 2017 has now pled guilty to a crime that resulted in Facebook and Google collectively paying...
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Autonomy sale the focus of the UK's biggest fraud trial

1 day ago   |   BBC

Hewlett-Packard sues Autonomy founder Mike Lynch for almost £4bn over 2011 sale of his company.
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Beware! Your Android smartphone might get affected by this ad fraud scheme

1 day ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   2 articles

Fraudsters targetting Android smartphones is a well-known phenomenon and the recent one that got attention is a scam where hidden video ads drained the batteries of Android...
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Lithuanian Man Stole $122 Million From Facebook and Google

1 day ago   |   Tom's Hardware

A man plead guilty to wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and money laundering after stealing $99 million from Facebook and $23 million from Google.
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U.S. agency error exposes 2.3 million disaster survivors to fraud: watchdog

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency exposed 2.3 million disaster survivors to possible identity theft and fraud by improperly sharing sensitive personal information...
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Here are the free games hitting Xbox Games with Gold in April 2019

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