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  • In India, a BPO center coming up in a jail

    The Cherlapally Central Jail in Andhra Pradesh state in south India is setting up a business process outsourcing (BPO) center, with the aim of giving the prisoners skills that will help them better integrate into society after their release, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.

    Written by John Ribeiro14 May 10 04:24
  • Criminal hacker 'Iceman' gets 13 years

    A former security researcher turned criminal hacker has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for hacking into financial institutions and stealing credit card account numbers.

    Written by Robert McMillan15 Feb. 10 05:14
  • Two sentenced to prison for online money laundering

    Two Bulgarians have been sentenced for their roles in an online money-laundering scheme that collected about US$1.2 million from U.S. residents and sent it to a criminal group in Eastern Europe, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

    Written by Grant Gross04 Dec. 09 08:01
  • 'Godfather of Spam' sentenced to four years in prison

    One of the most notorious U.S.-based spammers was sentenced to more than four years in jail on Monday for a scheme that used spam to manipulate stock prices in order to make a profit.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk25 Nov. 09 08:10
  • Virginia man gets prison time for online threats

    An Oakwood, Virginia, man who used a social-networking Web site to make threats of school shootings throughout the country has been sentenced to four years in a federal prison.

    Written by Grant Gross02 Oct. 09 07:24