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Lithuanian scammer gets 5 years for defrauding Google, Facebook of $120 million

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Evaldas Rimasauskas was arrested in 2017 and arrived in the U.S. earlier this year.

Scammers dupe Chinese venture capitalists out of $1 million with the 'ultimate' BEC heist

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The $1 million pales in comparison to other losses reported recently.

Nigerian romance scammers swiped thousands of dollars from individuals, U.S. prosecutors say

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Who needs Western Union when you can use Google Hangouts?

Japanese media giant Nikkei says $29 million lost in BEC scam

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

This scam comes months after the FBI said international victims lost $29 billion through the same technique.

AIG says spoofing-related suit isn’t covered, wants lawsuit tossed

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

It's the latest dispute between an insurer and client over whether a plan can cover losses incurred by online fraud.

U.S. arrests 281 people worldwide accused of involvement in BEC scams

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The news comes weeks after the Justice Department made public charges against another 80 people accused of similar crimes.

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