United Airlines to Pay $49 Million to Resolve Criminal Fraud Charges and Civil Claims

San Diego, California - United Airlines Inc. (United), the world’s third largest airline, has agreed to pay over $49 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to fraud on postal service contracts for transportation of international mail.

Final Defendant Sentenced in $7 Billion Investment Fraud Scheme

Houston, Texas - The former chief of Antigua’s Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC) was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for his role in connection with a $7 billion Ponzi scheme involving the Stanford International Bank (SIB).

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San Diego, California - The Sleep Standards Website claims to provide visitors with all there is to know about getting a good night’s rest and now it’s offering one lucky visitor a “dreamy” way to earn a bit of cash $2,000, to be precise, says the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Vessel Operator and Engineers Sentenced for Oil Waste Discharge Offenses

Hagatna, Guam - A vessel operating company was sentenced Thursday in Hagatna, Guam, for illegally discharging oil into Apra Harbor, Guam, and for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharges of oily bilge water from the vessel Kota Harum.

Japanese CEO and Employees Charged in Scheme to Defraud U.S. Navy and Dump Wastewater in Ocean

San Diego, California - Three Japanese nationals, including the president and chief executive officer  of Yokohama, Japan-based Kanto Kosan Co. Ltd. (Kanto Kosan) were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday in connection with an alleged long-running scheme to defraud the U.S. Navy and pollute Japanese waters by dumping contaminated water removed from U.S. Navy ships into the ocean.

Three North Korean Military Hackers Indicted in Wide-Ranging Scheme to Commit Cyberattacks and Financial Crimes Across the Globe

Los Angeles, California - A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday charges three North Korean computer programmers with participating in a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to conduct a series of destructive cyberattacks, to steal and extort more than $1.3 billion of money and cryptocurrency from financial institutions and companies, to create and deploy multiple malicious cryptocurrency applications, and to develop and fraudulently market a blockchain platform.