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Domain crime : FBI seizes aged #domain #Pornstars .net and more than 380 others in sting operation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has seized almost 390 domains breaking the law; among them is the domain Pornstars.net that was registered in 1997. The domain keywords of these domains relate to sex and escort services, most likely linked to a recent case of prostitution enabling and money laundering in Manhattan, NY. Many of […]

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No, the FBI won’t be holding onto seized #domains forever

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is doing an excellent job shutting down web sites that promote scams or assist crime. Many of these domains associated with the active web sites sell knock-offs. In other cases, the FBI seized domains associated with sex crimes and prostitution. Over the course of the past two decades, hundreds if […]

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International crime : The FBI seized the #domain name WeLeakInfo.com

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that they have seized the domain name WeLeakInfo.com. The website operating on weleakinfo.com claimed to provide its users a search engine able to review and obtain the personal information illegally obtained in over 10,000 data breaches containing over 12 billion indexed records. […]

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#GearsServers : The FBI takes over control of infringing #domains and seizes more than $5 million

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has taken control of Gears Servers domain names, that were involved in a raid targeting infringing content. Gears TV Reloaded, a popular IPTV service, has shut down following a crackdown by the FBI. There are several domains involved in this raid, and here is the list: gearsiptvnow.com gearsservers.com gearsservers.net […]

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Thinking About People Who Have Less Than You Before Writing/Bragging About It

Today: CEO Advice, Reimagining Government Services, FBI, Credit Report, Social Media influencer Thinking About People Who Have Less Than You Before Writing/Bragging About It If you’re writing about your life on social media and want to be considerate of the feelings of people who are not lucky enough to have what you have, be cautious […]

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The FBI shut down 498 #escort domains on #Chinese registrar #AliYun

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has added 498 domain names to its list of seized domains. Following the guidelines of US laws related to adult content and committing crimes on the Internet, the FBI seized 498 .com domains – all registered with a Chinese domain registrar, AliYun. The following message appears on these seized […]

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Feds seize psychotropics trading #domain PrimalVisions.net

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has seized the domain name PrimalVisions.net, that sold psychotropic substances and illegal narcotics. Launched in 2015 as a “door to kratom, nootropics and cbd oils/edibles,” PrimalVisions.net traded dangerous narcotics over the Internet. The latest web page lander displays a message from the FBI, that reads in part: “This domain name […]

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Project TransAtlantic VIII : #Domains seized by the FBI due to Chinese #counterfeit goods

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has coordinated Project TransAtlantic VIII, that along with European, Asian and South American authorities went after domain names hosting counterfeit goods. During the process, several interlinked domain names offering fake automotive products were seized. The primary domain, FarEurope.com, was selling counterfeit automotive parts, such as belts, with a Chinese […]

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#BigCity .com and #Cracker .com added to #Backpage #domain seizures by the FBI

Two aged, generic domains have been added to the Backpage seizure list by the FBI. BigCity.com, a domain registered in 1997, and Cracker.com, registered in 1995, are now under the control of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The domain BigCity.com appears to have been an index-based repository of escort ads, perhaps popular with the same […]

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Romance scams : Happy Valentine’s day from the FBI

It’s Valentine’s Day, and the FBI seized on the opportunity to inform love-stricken social media users about the proliferation of “romance scams” around this day. The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that the criminals who carry out romance scams are experts at what they do. They spend hours honing their skills and sometimes keep journals […]

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