Amir Hossein Golshan must also pay USD1,218,526 in restitution. His crimes include hijacking the account of a successful Instagram influencer and using social engineering to steal cryptocurrency.
A regulator’s prejudices can be revealed by examining topics they choose not to discuss.
A detailed advisory from the FBI and CISA describes Scattered Spider hackers as ‘experts in social engineering’.
Suspects are alleged to have defrauded victims by pretending to be employees of the US government and its agencies.
Fraudsters used CLI spoofing and native Czech speakers to aid the impersonation of Czech banks and police.
Senator Ron Wyden believes the White House-funded purchase of call data from AT&T may have broken the law.
Pilots are taught not to try to control those things they cannot control, but to always be prepared to circle back and start again.
Business Minister Morten Bødskov also announced other measures to reduce fraud.
Kunal Gupta claimed to be a philanthropist but police say his firm made $17.4mn by defrauding victims in the USA, UK and Australia.
China is offering bounties for criminal kingpins and encouraging rebel armies to seize parts of Myanmar.