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Former Systemax exec faces second probe by Feds

Former Systemax exec Carl Fiorentino, the man currently contesting charges of fraud related to his work at his former company, is the subject of a second federal probe, according to a recent US court filing. This second probe was mentioned by his legal team at Pinera-Vazquez Law Firm in its petition to move the venue of the …
Paul Kunert, 31 Oct 2013
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Microsoft badmouths Google over fed contract win

Google has landed a major contract with the US government, convincing the 17,000-worker strong US General Services Administration to use Google Apps. And Microsoft has taken this as an opportunity to badmouth Google's suite of online business applications. "There's no doubt that businesses are talking to Google, and hearing …
Cade Metz, 2 Dec 2010
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FBI's fraud site spawns UK arrests

Police have arrested five people in the UK in the last few days in connection with a web forum used to trade credit card details and personal information. Some 56 people have been arrested worldwide - 11 in total in the UK - in connection with the DarkMarket forum. The Serious Organised Crime Agency ran the UK part of a …
John Oates, 17 Oct 2008
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Feds cuff blogger for Guns N' Roses leak

The FBI has arrested a 27-year-old American blogger for leaking some unreleased Guns N' Roses tunes to the internet. According to The Associated Press and Los Angeles Times, the Feds cuffed Culver City, California's Kevin Cogill on Wednesday morning, two months after his web site Antiquiet served up nine tunes from "Chinese …
Cade Metz, 27 Aug 2008
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Communist spy ring tried to steal Space Shuttle plans

A Chinese-American engineer was convicted by a federal court in California yesterday of conspiring to supply military technology to the People's Republic. Chi Mak, a 66-year-old naturalised US citizen born in Guangdong Province, China, was found guilty of conspiracy to violate export regulations and of failing to register as a …
Lewis Page, 11 May 2007
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Anarchist blog boy freed

After the longest stretch ever served in the joint for refusing to disclose a source, blogger/activist Josh Wolf is a free man. Wolf spent 226 days, nearly 7 1/2 months, in the Federal Penitentiary in Dublin, California after refusing to testify before a grand jury and withholding footage of a 2005 anarchist rally in San …
Kevin Fayle, 5 Apr 2007

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