Federal Charges

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Romanian Indicted For Hacking Into NASA Computers At JPL

A Romanian citizen has been indicted on federal charges of hacking into NASA computers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, causing more than $500,000 in damage.

02/08/2012

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3 Arrested During Panga Boat Bust To Appear In Court Monday

Three men suspected of attempting to smuggle a boatload of marijuana are expected to appear in court Monday on federal drug trafficking charges.

01/29/2012

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8 SoCal Men Arrested In Federal Child Porn Sweep

Eight Southern California men were arrested Friday during a federal law enforcement sweep targeting alleged users and distributors of child pornography.

12/02/2011

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Man Faces Stowaway Charges After Airport Arrest

A Nigerian American has been indicted on federal stowaway charges after authorities say he breached three layers of airport security when he got on a cross-country flight with an expired boarding pass.

07/09/2011

Britney Spears performs on stage during the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards held at The Palms Hotel and Casino on September 9, 2007 in Las Vegas.  (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

2 Men Held For Alleged Britney Spears Movie Scam

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly getting people to invest in a bogus movie they claimed Britney Spears and Nick Nolte would star in, federal prosecutors said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2011

10 Southern Californians Face Federal Charges In Email Scam

Ten people face federal charges in an “advance fee” Nigerian E-mail scam, in which elderly victims in Southern California and elsewhere were conned out of more than $1.5 million.

03/07/2011

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