Latest US Justice Department Stories

2014-10-01 08:25:49

Four men who were part of an alleged international computer hacking operating have been charged with stealing over $100 million worth of intellectual property from Microsoft, the US Army and various top video game publishers.

Apple’s eBook Price-Fixing Trial Scheduled To Start Monday
2013-06-03 07:15:36

Apple will head to a Manhattan federal courtroom Monday to answer accusations that they conspired with multiple publishers to increase eBook prices on the eve of the iPad launch in 2010.

Google Sued By Justice Department For Warrantless Access To User Records
2013-06-01 05:54:16

The US Department of Justice secretly filed a lawsuit in April attempting to force Google to give them access to user records without a search warrant, various media outlets have learned.

US Antitrust Keeps Watchful Eye On Google, More Probes Possible
2013-04-17 13:03:58

Last week a coalition composed of companies like Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle filed a complaint with European regulators about what they believe are Google’s anti-competitive behaviors.

Is AT&T Using Nigerian Scammers To Defraud Taxpayers?
2012-03-23 10:04:21

AT&T is accused of pocketing millions of dollars from US taxpayers with fraudulent use of that system by the US Justice Department.

Feds Shut Down Megaupload
2012-01-20 06:16:11

Megaupload, one of the top file-sharing websites on the internet, was shut down as the US Justice Department and FBI arrested the founder and several company officials.

Google In Regulatory Hot Water
2011-08-30 05:17:27

Google agreed late last week to a $500 million settlement, the amount made in illegal advertising, in a US Justice Department probe focusing on Canadian pharmacies advertising to American customers through Google’s AdSense program.

2011-06-23 10:35:00

The FBI and police agencies in seven other countries have seized computers and servers from which a “scareware” scheme was being operated.

2011-05-13 06:20:00

The expiration of the antitrust settlement against Microsoft passed with little notice on Thursday.

2011-02-01 05:50:00

American computer tech company Oracle has agreed to pay a $46 million settlement over allegations that Sun Microsystems submitted false claims to US agencies.

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