Tags U.S. Department of Justice

UK man arrested in connection with massive Twitter hack, alleged cyberstalking

by Tonya Riley • 6 months ago

The high profile hack compromised the accounts of 130 victims.

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

by Jeff Stone • 9 months 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 • 12 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.