14 Jul 2021

4 Iranian nationals charged with alleged kidnapping plot of US journalist, court documents say

On Tuesday, an indictment was unsealed in a New York federal court revealing an alleged plot to kidnap a human rights activist and journalist from New York. Four individuals have been charged for their involvement in the plot, Alireza Shavaroghi Farahani, aka Vezerat Salimi and Haj Ali, 50; Mahmoud Khazein,

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24 Mar 2020

Fake Coronavirus ‘Vaccine’ Website Busted in DoJ Takedown

The Department of Justice has been cracking down on malicious websites using the current pandemic to lure victims. Most recently, the DoJ has taken down a website that claimed to give out coronavirus vaccine kits but rather stole victims’ payment card and personal information. This shutdown marks the first federal

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15 Nov 2019

Alleged $20M Carding Forum Mastermind Faces US Charges

Russian citizen Aleksei Burkov is facing charges of running a $20 million carding forum. Burkov arrived at Dulles International Airport on Monday after being arrested in Israel in 2015, and now faced charges within the US after several attempts to circumvent extradition to the U.S. Burkov allegedly ran the site

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