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Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been charged with evading taxes after failing to report income made from promoting cryptocurrencies while he did consulting work, made speaking engagements and sold the rights to his life story for a documentary, prosecutors in Tennessee said Monday.
A June indictment charging McAfee with tax evasion and willful failure to file tax returns was unsealed in federal court in Memphis on Monday after McAfee’s arrest in Spain, where extradition to the U.S.
An ex-Amazon employee was arrested and charged with fraud last week after the company reported him to the FBI, Amazon said on Monday.
The Amazon employee, Vu Ang Nguyen, is charged with wire fraud and identity theft by federal prosecutors, who say in court documents that Nguyen used his position to issue $96,508 in fraudulent refunds to himself and friends.
Nguyen worked as a selling support associate for Amazon.com based in Tempe, Arizona, which gave him the power to manually authorize refund requests.
Last month, a different Amazon employee was charged by the SEC with making $1.4 million from insider trading while working as a finance manager for the company.
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A former Amazon employee has been arrested by federal authorities and charged with committing wire fraud and identity theft, the company disclosed Monday.
Vu Ang Nguyen, who worked as an Amazon selling support
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man was arrested and charged in the 1974 killing of a Texas teenage girl after nearly 50 years of investigation and the advancement of DNA technology, police said Tuesday.
Glen McCurley, 77, of Fort Worth, was arrested early Monday and charged with capital murder in the abduction, torture, rape and slaying of 17-year-old Carla Walker. He is confined to the Tarrant County Jail with bond set at $100,000.
Online records do not list an attorney for McCurley.
Police had said the Fort Worth high school student was in a car with her boyfriend outside a Valentine’s Day party at a bowling alley the night of Feb. 17, 1974, when a man pistol-whipped the boy and grabbed the girl. Her body was found three days later stuffed in a culvert near Lake Benbrook, which is near where
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted six individuals for allegedly issuing bribes to give Amazon Marketplace merchants competitive advantages.
On Friday, US prosecutors named Ephraim Rosenberg, Joseph Nilsen, and Kristen Leccese, of New York; Georgia resident Hadis Nuhanovic, Rohit Kadimisetty, from California; and Nishad Kunji, based in Hyderabad, India, as suspects in the alleged fraud.
According to the indictment, issued by a Grand Jury in the Western District of Washington, the six conspired to pay Amazon employees over $100,000 to secure an “unfair competitive advantage” on Amazon Marketplace.
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The bribery bill is steep, but in return, the fraud carried a commercial worth and sales revenue of up to $100 million, the DoJ claims.
Prosecutors allege that since at least 2017, the six acted as consultants to third-party sellers on Amazon, and two of