SAN FRANCISCO| ahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to 200 million people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen as part of the biggest security breach in history. The restitution hinges on federal court approval of a settlement filed late Monday … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO| ahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach

New York News: Fairport Man, Michael Pecka Pleads Guilty To False Claim Of PTSD To Get VA Disability Payments

CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE: (716) 843-5817 FAX #: (716) 551-3051 Fairport, N.Y – ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Michael Pecka, 33 of Fairport, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Charles J. Siragusa to making a false official statement. The charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in … Continue reading New York News: Fairport Man, Michael Pecka Pleads Guilty To False Claim Of PTSD To Get VA Disability Payments

New York News: Jersey City Police Officer, Juan Berrios Sentenced To 23 Months In Prison For Conspiracy To Commit Fraud And Accept Corrupt Payments

NEWARK, N.Y. – A Jersey City police officer was sentenced today to 23 months in prison for accepting corrupt payments in exchange for helping employers operate at worksites without the required presence of an off-duty police officer, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Juan Berrios, 42, of Rahway, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District … Continue reading New York News: Jersey City Police Officer, Juan Berrios Sentenced To 23 Months In Prison For Conspiracy To Commit Fraud And Accept Corrupt Payments

United States News: Canton man, Marshall Belden sentenced to more than eight years in prison for child pornography crimes

United States – A Canton man was sentenced to more than eight years in prison for child pornography crimes. Marshall Belden, Jr., 70, previously pleaded guilty to receiving, distributing and possessing visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Belden was sentenced to 103 months in federal prison. Belden on Oct. 24, 2016 knowingly … Continue reading United States News: Canton man, Marshall Belden sentenced to more than eight years in prison for child pornography crimes

WASHINGTON | Clarification: Tax Overhaul-Development Zones story

WASHINGTON — In a story Oct. 19, The Associated Press reported that Brett Theodos, principal research associate at the Urban Institute, estimates that only about 10 to 15 percent of the opportunity zones under the 2017 tax law will attract investment, and that around 10 percent could get 90 percent of the money invested. Theodos … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Clarification: Tax Overhaul-Development Zones story

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Litvinenko widow says Saudi death a wake-up call

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 10 p.m. The widow of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, who died from radioactive poisoning in 2006, says the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be a wake-up call about the deadly behavior of authoritarian states. Marina Litvinenko … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Litvinenko widow says Saudi death a wake-up call

Pennsylvania News: Wavy Boyz Gang Member, Robert Fields Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years in Federal Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to three years and 10 months in prison followed by six years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Wavy Boyz Gang Member, Robert Fields Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years in Federal Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

Alaska News: Anchorage, Antonio Travis Steward Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Antonio Travis Steward, 41, of Anchorage, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason, to serve 10 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for illegally possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, on numerous occasions that involved criminal activity in … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Antonio Travis Steward Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearm