Internet Fraud, Deception Targeted By N.Y. Attorney General


New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer announced a double dose of legal action targeting both adware and Web sites accused of charity, mortgage, and marketing scams.

Spitzer announced Thursday that he shut down Web sites that duped thousands of people trying to donate to charities or pay their mortgages. He also announced a settlement with a former CEO investigated for directing employees to secretly install adware and spyware onto millions of personal computers. Security Pipeline | Internet Fraud, Deception Targeted By N.Y. Attorney General

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 20th October 2005 10:00PM