Dell: Fradulent Business?

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Today in a New York State Supreme Court, Dell's financial services was deemed fraudulent on terms that Dell was failing to honor their promised no-interest or no-payment options. Dell told Reuters it "disagrees" with the...

Swedes Invalidate OOXML Vote Over Fraud Allegations

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The Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) has invalidated this week's ballot on the proposed Office Open XML (OOXML) standard, eliminating one vote in favour of the standard before the International Standards Organization (ISO). The body said...

Facebook site faces fraud claim

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Social networking website Facebook could be closed if legal action in the US by a rival site's founders succeeds. Three founders of ConnectU say Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for the site...

Phishers Use Call Forwarding to Mask Fraud

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Researchers at Atlanta-based security vendor SecureWorks have uncovered a new type of phishing attack that circumvents a bank's attempt to detect fraud by tricking victims into forwarding their telephone calls to the attacker. The attack...

Gigabyte Loses $5 Million in Fraud

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Gigabyte has announced losing roughly $5 million USD due to an internal scandal committed by Chang Chaosong, factory manager at Ningbo Gigabyte Technology in China. Chang allegedly listed Gigabyte as a guarantor for a bank...

Yahoo appoints click fraud tsar

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Yahoo has promoted one of its staff attorneys to an executive-level position that is akin to being click fraud tsar at the second largest web search provider. For seven years, Reggie Davis helped the web...

Auction Fraud Tops Net Crime

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According the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), auction fraud complaints made up about 45% of the 207,492 complaints received by the IC3 last year. That number is down significantly from...

Google steps up click fraud war

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Google is to introduce a new service to its AdWords advertisement management service in April that allows clients to block certain users from seeing their ads. The move will allow advertisers to further combat click...

UK Online banking fraud up 8000%

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The UK has seen an 8,000% increase in fake internet banking scams in the past two years, the government's financial watchdog has warned. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) stated it was 'very concerned' about the...

Opera 9.1 to include Fraud Protection

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The Opera development team announced a very interesting feature at their Backstage event, which took place yesterday. Opera 9.1 will include fraud protection measures that are more advanced than IE7 or Firefox 2.0. When visiting...

Google Sued Over Click Fraud, Again

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Not for lead plaintiff Joseph Kinney and the other Internet advertisers who this week had their lawyers sue to block the $90 million settlement Google reached in a click fraud case in March. The suit...

Capcom Under Investigation For Fraud

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Osaka based Capcom is currently under criminal investigated by the city's Tax Bureau for fraud. The company failed to report approximately 5.12 billion yen (US $44 million) over six years. The penalty is a stiff...

Man charged over click fraud scheme

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A US man has been charged with conspiracy, mail fraud and wire fraudover a 'click fraud' scheme allegedly carried out against an internetfirm that rewards subscribers who complete online surveys and viewbanner ads. ...

Secret Service Nabs 28 in Online Fraud Sting

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An undercover investigation led by the U.S. Secret Service has led to the arrests of 28 individuals suspected of being part of a global organized cybercrime network. Charges against the suspects include identity theft, computer...

Man indicted in Google fraud scheme

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A California man was arraigned on Thursday on federal extortion and wire fraud charges arising from a software program he claimed could allow spammers to defraud Web search company Google Inc. of millions of dollars,...

Calpers sues AOL for fraud

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Calpers, the biggest national pension fund, said on Friday it filed a lawsuit alleging fraud against current and former AOL, Time Warner and AOL Time Warner Inc. executives and to recover more than $250 million...

Man pleads no contest to online fraud charges

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LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- A man who sold high-end computers, laptops and other equipment on eBay Inc.'s online auction site pleaded no contest to allegations of fraud totaling $453,000. Chris Chong Kim,...

Australia's largest bank hit by fraud spam

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Thanks to nathanintu for his post in BPN POLICE are investigating two fraudulent spam attacks in the same day, as both the country's largest bank and domain name registrar were targeted by...

Two Enron Execs Charged in Broadband Fraud

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Federal authorities arrested and charged two Enron Corp. executives on Wednesday with fraud for allegedly creating $111 million in bogus earnings from a ballyhooed Internet video-on-demand venture that was a failure from its inception....

Using Computers to Catch Corporate Fraud

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Accounting software makers are trying to capitalize on a string of high profile scandals by developing computer programs that flag unusual bookkeeping and launch investigations with little human intervention. For company officials, reviewing...

Homestore fraud probe implicates AOL exec

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September 26, 2002--America Online Inc. (AOL), already under investigation for questionable accounting practices, could become further muddied as reports surfaced Thursday that the U.S. government's fraud investigation into real estate Web site operator Homestore.com Inc....

Ex-Cisco exec took $50 million in fraud

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A former Cisco Systems executive has pleaded guilty to illegally transferring some $50 million in company stock and funds to an offshore shell account in the Bahamas, federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Assistant...

Ebay to Take Measures against Online Fraud

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In response to recent security breaches on their website, Ebay has decided to take a step forward in protecting customers from on-line fraud. The new system would involve a two tier consumer fraud protection developed...

FBI: Auction fraud tops Net scam list

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Online auctions account for the majority of complaints about Internet fraud, according to a new report from the FBI. The Internet Fraud Complaint Center, a joint operation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the...

Nvidia engineer convicted of fraud

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Thanks Kusanagi for this story. A federal jury has convicted an Nvidia Corp. engineer on charges of securities fraud, lying to authorities and obstruction of justice. Atul Bhagat, 29, of...

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