crime Category

April 9, 2019

Mar-a-Lago Infiltrator Had a Device that Detects Hidden Cameras, Attorney Says

The FBI is still investigating whether Yujing Zhang is a spy

April 1, 2019

‘Several’ People Dead at North Dakota Property Management Company, Police Say

Police did not say how many people were dead

April 1, 2019

Data Sheet—How Unregulated Social Media Fed the Fyre Festival Scam

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Monday, April 1, 2019.

April 1, 2019

Hackers obtain millions of cards from Planet Hollywood’s parent company

More than a few restaurant-goers in the US will want to check their bank statements. Earl Enterprises has confirmed that hackers used point-of-sale malware to scoop up credit and card data at some of its US restaurants between May 2018 and Mar…

April 1, 2019

Man pleads guilty to hijacking Apple IDs of rappers and sports stars

The end to Celebgate didn’t mark the end to attempts to exploit superstars. Georgia resident Kwamaine Ford has pleaded guilty to hijacking Apple IDs of athletes (including NBA and NFL players) and rappers for the sake of spending sprees. From “at l…

March 31, 2019

The DEA Ran a Massive Database of People Who Bought Money-Counting Machines for Years

The Drug Enforcement Administration maintained a database of people who purchased money-counting machines as part of a “legally questionable” effort to identify suspected drug dealers for further surveillance and enforcement efforts, the New York Time…

March 29, 2019

‘Call of Duty’ swatter to serve 20 years in prison

Tyler Barriss was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a US district court judge today for placing fake 911 calls, including a swatting incident in 2017 that resulted in the death of a man in Wichita, Kansas, according to the Associated Press. T…