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Alleged Silk Road creator indicted on 'kingpin' charges

Ross Ulbricht, who allegedly went by "Dread Pirate Roberts" and operated the black market drug site, is charged with hacking, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and operating a criminal enterprise.

By February 4, 2014

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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 January 22, 2014

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HTC designer indicted for leaking upcoming mobile interface

HTC's ex-lead designer has been indicted for leaking company secrets, as well as taking kickbacks from suppliers.

By December 29, 2013

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HTC employees indicted for leaking trade secrets

The employees also allegedly received $1.1 million from kickbacks and phony expense reports, say reports from The Wall Street Journal and The Taipei Times.

By December 27, 2013

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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 October 3, 2013

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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 October 2, 2013

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Reuters editor indicted on Anonymous conspiracy charge

Years after the Los Angeles Times Web site was supposedly defaced by Anonymous, the U.S. government goes after a former employee who allegedly gave hackers the company's login and password.

By March 14, 2013

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U.S. indicts Brit Ryan Cleary for Fox, PBS hacks

Famed for allegedly targeting Fox, PBS, and Sony, the onetime U.K.-charged hacker Ryan Cleary is now facing charges in the United States.

By June 13, 2012

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014

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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 October 12, 2011