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  • Woman Painted, Drugged Horses before Selling Them Online - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Woman Painted, Drugged Horses before Selling Them Online

    A California woman has plead guilty to a federal fraud charge, admitting she used the Internet to defraud would-be buyers of horses from across the nation. Prosecutors said Kenney offered horses for sale in online advertisements, making false claims of the horses’ breeds, pedigrees, abilities and temperaments. Kenney admitted to lying about the horses' health, […] More

  • FBI Warns of Online Scams, Predators, Social-Networking Ploys - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FBI Warns of Online Scams, Predators, Social-Networking Ploys

    In testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on Wednesday, FBI“™s Assistant Director Gordon M. Snow highlighted how yesterday’s con men have transformed into modern-day charlatans conducting their scams in virtual worlds to steal identities and other critical information. Social-networking sites, especially, are breeding grounds for cyber criminals who trick […] More

  • Government, Industry Join Forces to Fight Cyber Fraud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Government, Industry Join Forces to Fight Cyber Fraud

    The private sector and the government have launched a new online-fraud alert service developed to make it easier for both parties to share information about cyber crime. Up to date, when compromised credentials stemming from phishing attacks were uncovered, there was no easy way to warn the service provider or bank about the exposed information. […] More

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