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FBI seizes online drug marketplace Silk Road, outs owner in indictment

Ross Ulbricht, a San Francisco resident who goes by the online moniker "Dread Pirate Roberts," was indicted Wednesday for allegedly operating the drug Web site Silk Road after federal authorities shut it down.

By Oct. 2, 2013


How Gizmodo escaped indictment in iPhone prototype deal

District attorney says there wasn't sufficient evidence to prosecute Gizmodo editors for extortion, despite then-Apple CEO Steve Jobs accusing the gadget blog of precisely that.

By Oct. 12, 2011


WikiLeaks editor faces grand jury indictment?

Attorney for WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange says a grand jury in Alexandria, Va., is currently weighing criminal charges, probably under the Espionage Act.

By Dec. 13, 2010


No indictment in Palin hacking case

A federal grand jury in Chattanooga ends its meeting without indicting a Tennessee lawmaker's son.

By Sep. 23, 2008


Indictment handed down in MySpace suicide case

Prosecutors file charges against a woman who allegedly posed as a teenage boy on MySpace.com to harass a teenage girl, who later committed suicide.

By May. 15, 2008


What does Bonds indictment mean for reporters Fainaru-Wada and Williams?

How will Bonds' indictment affect reporters whose coverage of the story led to their being subpoenaed and later found in contempt for not revealing their anonymous sources?

By Nov. 16, 2007


U.S. indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks

Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.

By Oct. 3, 2013


'Revenge porn' site operator arrested on hacking charges

An indictment accuses the site operator of paying another man to hack into the e-mail accounts of hundreds of women to steal sexually explicit images.

By Jan. 23, 2014


Correction: Feds accuse five of hacking scheme

An earlier version of this story incorrectly included MasterCard as one of the companies affected, based on a Reuters report. MasterCard was not cited in the indictment.

By Jul. 25, 2013


13 indicted in $2M gas station card-skimming scheme

Pump-mounted devices used Bluetooth chips that allowed the thieves to retrieve the data without having to physically connect to the devices, prosecutors allege.

By Jan. 22, 2014