Incidents

Ankur Agarwal2020-09-01 00:00:00 UTC

accused of installing keyloggers

Tyler King2020-08-13 00:00:00 UTC

sentenced today to 57 months in prison for computer fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with his hacking of a New York-based technology company.

Eric Friccero2020-02-03 00:00:00 UTC

deepweb drug supplier

Ryan Hernandez2020-01-31 00:00:00 UTC

accused of phishing and hacking Nintendo employees

Unknown 2019-12-22 00:00:00 UTC

accused of revenge porn

Kristopher Ives2019-10-18 00:00:00 UTC

According to court documents, in 2008, Ives began working as a computer programmer for Gearbox Studios, a Portland-based digital marketing agency. Ives eventually became Gearbox Studio’s lead programmer for server architecture and support, a position of trust with access to the computer networks and data of both the company and the company’s clients.

David Dorsett2019-10-10 00:00:00 UTC

accused of making threats of cyber attacks to a lawyer.

Brad Pistotnik2019-10-10 00:00:00 UTC

A Wichita attorney known as “The Bull” has admitted his involvement in cyber threats against his critics, and a federal court ordered him to pay more than $425,000.

cameron lacroix2019-09-13 00:00:00 UTC

Following his release from custody, and while serving a term of supervised release, Lacroix obtained employment, working as a manager for a company from approximately August to November 2018 when the company discovered that Lacroix had engaged in a fraud scheme that compromised the company’s computer system. The company discovered that Lacroix used the usernames and passwords of other employees to load funds onto pre-paid credit cards, which he then used to withdraw cash at ATMs. Thereafter, the Court revoked Lacroix’s supervised release in both criminal cases. Judge Saris sentenced Lacroix to nine months for the violation and, yesterday, Judge Wolf sentenced Lacroix to 15 months in prison, to be served consecutively.

Casey Viner2019-09-13 00:00:00 UTC

In his plea, Viner admitted he argued with co-defendant Shane Gaskill while playing Call of Duty World War II online. Viner contacted co-defendant Tyler Barriss and asked him to swat Gaskill, Viner thought Gaskill lived at 1033 W. McCormick in Wichita. In fact, Gaskill gave Viner and Barriss a false address. Barriss called Wichita police and reported a hostage situation at 1033 W. McCormick. Police responded, believing they were dealing with a man who had shot his own father and was holding family members hostage. Andrew Finch, who lived at the address, did not know why police were at his home when he stepped onto the porch. When Finch made a move that startled officers, he was shot and killed.

Clinton Jean-Pierre2019-08-30 00:00:00 UTC

Jean-Pierre admitted to fraudulently accessing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) eAuthentication online taxpayer system, which has servers located in Berkeley County, in December 2017. In order to pass IRS security protocols, Jean-Pierre admitted that he fraudulently “ported” an unknowing person’s cellular telephone number to his own phone in order to obtain the security code necessary to create an unauthorized taxpayer account. Once in the IRS eAuthentication system, Jean-Pierre admitted he gained access to a taxpayer’s tax return information which included the taxpayer’s personal identifying information.

Yanyan Lesser2019-08-21 00:00:00 UTC

attempted to hire a hitman to disable her boyfriend

unknown 2019-07-24 00:00:00 UTC

accessed the records for undergraduate student applications to enter the university in 2019 and 2020.

unknown 2019-07-10 00:00:00 UTC

JAF was the target of 25 warrants at the time of his arrest. He is suspected of running 30 fraudulent online stores and employing a network of accomplices.

Justin Potts2019-07-09 00:00:00 UTC

accused of breaching accounts of upto 150 people and keeping their personal information.

Michael Golightley2019-07-01 00:00:00 UTC

Accused of ddosing a internet provider over a ad removal. During trial, prosecutors presented evidence that Golightley contacted an entity called DDosCity to arrange for a series of attacks on Nex-Tech’s computers.

David Tinley2019-06-23 00:00:00 UTC

Tinley intentionally inserted logic bombs into computer programs that he designed for Siemens Corporation. The logic bombs ensured that the programs would malfunction after the expiration of a certain date. As a result, Siemens was unaware of the cause of the malfunction and required Tinley to fix these malfunctions.

Rodney Phipps2019-06-18 00:00:00 UTC

According to allegations in the Indictment, from in or around August 2015 through August 2017, Phipps placed swatting calls from Delaware to police departments and emergency dispatch centers across the country, including calls to Harrison, New Jersey; Opelousas, Louisiana; Russel County, Kentucky; Pasco County, Florida; and Forsyth County, Georgia. Those swatting calls included false reports that murder, shooting incidents, arson, and a hostage situation had taken place or would take place.

Terry Boutwell2019-06-09 00:00:00 UTC

online car sales scam

Muftau Adamu2019-06-07 00:00:00 UTC

accused of connection with a fraud scheme based in the Republic of Ghana (“Ghana”) involving the theft of over $10 million through business email compromises and romance scams that targeted elderly victims from at least 2014 through 2018.

Thomas McCormick2019-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

conspiracy to develop and distribute malware through the major computer hacking forum known as Darkode

Matjaz Skorjanc2019-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

conspiracy to develop and distribute malware through the major computer hacking forum known as Darkode

Florencio Ruiz2019-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

conspiracy to develop and distribute malware through the major computer hacking forum known as Darkode

Mentor Leniqi2019-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

conspiracy to develop and distribute malware through the major computer hacking forum known as Darkode

Gary Simon JR2019-06-05 00:00:00 UTC

According to the bill of information, on about October 21, 2018, SIMON, intentionally accessed and attempted to access a protected computer without authorization, and as a result of such conduct, recklessly caused damage, namely loss to the United States Department of Energy-Strategic Petroleum Reserve Office, in the amount of at least $5,000.

Christopher Zamarripa2019-05-20 00:00:00 UTC

Zamarripa caused substantial emotional distress to his victims by altering photographs of their faces he downloaded from the Internet and placing them onto photographs of bodies engaged in explicit sexual activities, which he then uploaded to online pornographic websites. Zamarripa also uploaded to the same online pornographic websites unaltered images of two child victims.

Vladimir Gorin2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC

was a malware developer who oversaw the creation, development, management, and leasing of GozNym.

Unknown 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC

accused of running wallstreet market place on deepweb.

Rita Alielnour2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC

According to documents in the case, Alielnour participated in an email compromise and account takeover scheme that obtained over $335,000 during a two-day period in April 2017. As part of the scheme, Alielnour opened a bank account in the name of a non-existent business to receive fraudulent wire transfers. A victim in the Northern District of Indiana was tricked into wiring $282,000 for a down payment on a home into Alielnour’s bank account after members of the scheme spoofed the escrow officer’s email address and provided false wire instructions. A victim in Texas was tricked into wiring nearly $25,000 into Alielnour’s account believing it was payment of a business invoice. A second victim in Texas had his bank account compromised, and an unknown person wired money into Alielnour’s account.

James Alger2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC

from 2016 to 2018, he messaged over 1,000 women he found through social media in an effort to obtain sexually explicit videos and pictures of them.