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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.

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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.