Neowin News Feed for: Arrests Neowin News Feed for: Arrests en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 24 Microsoft tech support scammers arrested from fake call centers in India <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After a complaint filed by Microsoft India, 24 tech support scammers have reportedly been arrested from various fake call centers in India, for impersonating Microsoft support officials. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:16:01 +0000 Two more Megaupload team members arrested <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1323574724pirate_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Two more executives of the now shut down file sharing web site Megaupload have been arrested and charged with online piracy but one more team member is still at large. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:02:16 +0000 $42 million in Megaupload assets seized in Hong Kong <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1323574724pirate_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Hong Kong customs officials have announced they have seized $42 million in assets from Megaupload as the investigation into the file sharing web site continues. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 22 Jan 2012 23:25:00 +0000 Some Megaupload suspects get time in court <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1323574724pirate_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Four of the suspects arrested in the Megaupload piracy case made a quick court appearance in New Zealand on Friday. The judge in the case said they will remain in jail until at least Monday. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 20 Jan 2012 09:12:17 +0000 Lawsuit Blasts Yahoo For Role in Chinese Arrests and Torture <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Yahoo is again under fire for turning over Internet records to the Chinese government, action that resulted in the imprisonment and torture of political dissidents in that country, according to a human rights lawsuit filed... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 20 Apr 2007 19:53:51 +0000 Arrests Deal Huge Blow to Online Gambling <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NETeller founders John Lefebvre and Stephen Lawrence were arrested and charged with processing gambling proceeds. The pair illegally handled and processed billions of dollars generated from online gambling. Details for the arrest are unclear but... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 20 Jan 2007 06:58:23 +0000 VoIP theft nets $1M, two arrests <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Miami businessman has been accused of breaking into the computers of VoIP service providers and reselling stolen minutes to unsuspecting customers. Edwin Andres Pena allegedly netted over $1m as a result of the scam.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 12 Jun 2006 11:30:49 +0000 Arrests made in relation to Half-Life 2 Theft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A while back as I'm sure many of you still remember some hackers stole some code from Valve's network (from the Half-Life 2 game). Looks like now after thousands of tips the hackers where... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 10 Jun 2004 20:08:31 +0000 Microsoft offers $5 million USD for virus writers' arrests <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bulked up by a recent arrest in the Sasser worm case, Microsoft is confident that the creators of the infamous MyDoom and Blaster worms will be brought to justice. On Tuesday, Microsoft Deputy General Counsel... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 19 May 2004 11:51:45 +0000 Saudi Arrests Five After Seizing Bomb-Making CDs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Saudi authorities, facing a wave of militant attacks, have arrested five people after raiding computer shops selling compact disks containing hidden bomb-making instructions, a local newspaper reported on Thursday. Police were questioning... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 25 Dec 2003 21:49:44 +0000 Virginia Arrests Man for Spam E-Mail Under New Law <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Virginia authorities said on Thursday they had arrested and charged a North Carolina man for sending &quot;spam&quot; e-mail in the first use of a new state law that could bring penalties of up to 20... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 13 Dec 2003 12:36:41 +0000 Cyber Crime Sweep Nets Over 100 Arrests <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Federal authorities have rounded up and arrested more than 125 individuals on charges including identity theft and computer intrusion as part of a nationwide crackdown on Internet crime, U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft said Thursday.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 23 Nov 2003 01:14:55 +0000