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Anonymous Hackers Plead Guilty PayPal Attacks
2013-12-09 15:54:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Members of the international hacking collective known as Anonymous have pleaded guilty to the December 2010 cyber attack on PayPal. The pleas were entered in a California federal court on Thursday and were announced on Friday by the United States Attorney’s Office in San Francisco. This comes almost a year to the date from when Anonymous member Christopher Weatherford also pleaded guilty to attacking the MasterCard, Visa and PayPal...

2013-06-27 23:23:22

All-Inclusive Informational Website to Research Legal Facts and DUI Laws in Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 DUIAttorneyJacksonville.net announced the publication of their new information and resource website to help people arrested for driving while intoxicated in the city of Jacksonville, FL. Anyone charged with this criminal offense needs to become proactive and learn about their legal rights and the consequences of a DUI conviction. The DUI Attorney...

2012-11-06 03:40:20

Adopting a loser-pays-all rule for criminal litigation would likely be feasible only if the rule applied to defendants who are wealthy, says a study from a University of Illinois law professor. Nuno Garoupa, the H. Ross and Helen Workman Research Scholar in the College of Law, says a loser-pays-all rule could deter some crime when it´s applied to either a corporation or an individual with deep pockets. But when defendants are not wealthy, such cost-shifting would be “wholly...

2010-04-27 14:17:00

NATICK, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that the U.S. District Court in Minnesota declined to accept the plea agreement between Guidant and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) related to product advisories issued in 2005, before Boston Scientific acquired Guidant. Instead, the Court invited the parties to consider a modified agreement fashioned to further serve the public interest, including community service, public...

2009-12-29 15:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Albert Gonzalez, 28, of Miami, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to hack into computer networks supporting major American retail and financial organizations, and to steal data relating to tens of millions of credit and debit cards, announced Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Paul J. Fishman, U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts Carmen Milagros Ortiz and...

2009-10-23 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tommy Handy, aka "Tom Tom," waved indictment and pleaded guilty in federal court in Little Rock, Ark., to a federal charge of sex trafficking of an underage female, announced Thomas E. Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, Jane W. Duke, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Thomas J. Browne, Special Agent in Charge of the Little Rock Field Office of the FBI. Handy, 45, admitted during the hearing...

2009-09-24 11:03:36

Girls Gone Wild Chief Executive Officer Joe Francis says he has agreed to plead guilty to two misdemeanors and pay back U.S. taxes of $249,705. Francis said the plea deal will end his long-running criminal tax case with the U.S. government. He said he made the agreement Wednesday before the Honorable S. James Otero in Los Angeles. I am grateful that Judge Otero accepted my plea today, Francis said in a statement. I'm very pleased, if the judge accepts our agreement with the government, all...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.