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Feds in NYC: Hackers Stole $45M in ATM Card Breach

Debit Cards

A gang of cyber-criminals stole $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said Thursday.


Six politicians plead not guilty in alleged NYC mayor's race plot

FBI Wiretaps - NBC News

New York State Sen. Malcolm Smith and five other politicians pleaded not guilty Tuesday to corruption charges in connection with an alleged plot to buy a line on New York City's mayoral ballot. The allegations revived public concerns about a documented culture of exploitation in Albany that has prompted officials to seek legal recourse to induce change.


NYC woman tries to unwind bogus marriages to 3 men

Someone used her birth certificate to arrange bogus marriages to at least three men from other countries.


Lawyer Gets 20 Years in $400 Million Fraud

Marc S. Dreier, a prominent New York lawyer, was sentenced on Monday in an elaborate scheme in which investors lost more than $400 million.


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