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Search Warrant Served on Teen for Twitter Hack, NYT Reports

The FBI on Tuesday served a search warrant on a 16-year-old related to his alleged role in the July 15 hack on Twitter Inc., the New York Times reported. The youth was believed to have played a significant role in …

Georgia Mayor Charged With Theft After He Damages Excavator

NASHVILLE, Ga. — A south Georgia mayor has been arrested after a contractor alleged the mayor used an excavator without permission and damaged it. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Friday that it had arrested Nashville Mayor Taylor Scarbrough on …

Russian Man Offered Worker $1M to Sow Malware in Nevada

LAS VEGAS — A Russian citizen has been arrested and charged with offering an employee of a Nevada company $1 million to sow malware for an attack to harvest company data for ransom, U.S. authorities said Tuesday. Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, …

Malware Broker Behind U.S. Hacks is Now Teaching Computer Skills in China

LONDON/SHANGHAI — A Chinese malware broker who was sentenced in the United States this year for dealing in malicious software linked to major hacks is back at his old workplace: teaching high-school computer courses, including one on internet security. Yu …

Maine Mom Allegedly Drunk at School

State police say a 32-year-old Maine woman has been arrested for allegedly being drunk when she showed up at school to pick up her child. Authorities say Jennifer Marriner was arrested for operating under the influence last Friday after she …

North Carolina Man Nabbed for Stealing Property From 5 States

Hickory, N.C., police have arrested a man accused of stealing a quarter-million dollars in property from at least five states. The Hickory Daily Record reports 48-year-old Frederick Charles Washburn is charged with 12 felonies after a potential victim spotted their …

Stolen Ambulance Containing Frozen Foods Leads to Arrest in Texas

A West Texas man accused of swiping an ambulance, driving to a grocery store and stealing frozen foods has landed in a different kind of cooler. El Paso police on Tuesday announced the arrest and jailing of John Valdivia of …