Tags U.S. Department of Justice

Crypto scammer who threatened victims' families pleads guilty, faces 2-year minimum

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Eric Meiggs, 23, is one of multiple defendants charged as part of the years-long fraud effort.

US arrests Twitter troll accused of spreading election disinformation in 2016

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Douglass Mackey and his associates allegedly convinced thousands of people to vote by text on Election Day.

After judge orders release of hacker tied to ISIS, US says 'Not so fast'

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Ardit Ferizi was scheduled to head home to Kosovo amid a 20-year sentence.

Bill Barr: No, we won’t be seizing voting machines

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

It's the second time in a month that Barr has rejected claims coming from the president's legal team.

FIN7 recruiter Andrii Kolpakov pleads guilty to role in global hacking scheme

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The Ukrainian national faces up to 25 years in prison in the U.S. It's estimated that FIN7 stole about $1 billion overall.

Lawyer for alleged Methbot scammer refuses to visit jail over coronavirus concerns

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

It's the kind of issue that could further delay a trial that's already nearly two years in the making.