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Instagram Photo Of Steak Dinner Helps IRS Catch Identity Thieves

In what’s believed to be a judicial first, an Instagram photo of a restaurant meal has helped put a pair in federal prison for stealing some 700,000 identities.

05/13/2013

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Internet Hackers Busted After One Becomes FBI Informant

The shadowy underworld of Internet hackers was rocked by news Tuesday that one of the world’s most-wanted and most-feared computer vandals has been an FBI informant for months and helped authorities build a case against five alleged comrades.

03/06/2012

Report: No Informant in Independent Police Auditor's Office

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) – A report released Thursday by San Jose’s independent police auditor found there is no evidence that a member of her staff disclosed confidential information to the former president of San […]

07/02/2010

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