Fraud

12.07.15
Kickstarter: 9 percent of crowdfunding projects don't deliver
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Kickstarter: 9 percent of crowdfunding projects don't deliver

Kickstarter's study suggests that roughly a tenth of projects don't fulfill their promises.

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10.12.15
Fantasy sports staff earned obscene cash by playing on rival sites
10.12.15

Fantasy sports staff earned obscene cash by playing on rival sites

FanDuel and DraftKings employees are making tons of money playing on each other's sites... and that's raising eyebrows.

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09.21.15
Bitcoin Ponzi scheme operator pleads guilty to fraud
09.21.15

Bitcoin Ponzi scheme operator pleads guilty to fraud

In a first, the operator of a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme has pleaded guilty to fraud charges.

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09.13.15
Washington state fines a crowdfunding project for stiffing backers
09.13.15

Washington state fines a crowdfunding project for stiffing backers

Washington state orders a crowdfunding project to pay up after it didn't fulfill its end of the bargain.

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08.25.15
'Spam King' guilty of posting 27 million Facebook messages
08.25.15

'Spam King' guilty of posting 27 million Facebook messages

Sanford "Spamford" Wallace has been scamming users since pre-internet times.

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08.18.15
Target's data breach payout to Visa may hit $67 million
08.18.15

Target's data breach payout to Visa may hit $67 million

Target is still facing the consequences of its late 2013 data breach: it's paying Visa up to $67 million in compensation.

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07.21.15
Israel, US arrest four over a string of big bank hacks
07.21.15

Israel, US arrest four over a string of big bank hacks

Four people spread out across the globe are under arrest for an elaborate fraud scheme.

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06.11.15
FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud
06.11.15

FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud

Hang around the crowdfunding scene long enough and you'll hear tales of campaigns that were too go...

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05.09.15
Cybersecurity firm accused of staging data breaches to extort clients
05.09.15

Cybersecurity firm accused of staging data breaches to extort clients

Have you ever heard of a cybersecurity firm called Tiversa? No? Well, you'll likely be hearing abo...

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