Federal Bureau of Investigation (Page 8)

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A federal grand jury issued a four-count indictment against a Long Beach man for his role in the May 15, 2018 bombing of the Magyar Kozmetica spa in Aliso Viejo that killed the man’s ex-girlfriend and seriously injured two other people. Stephen William Beal, 59, who was arrested earlier this …continue reading

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Federal authorities arrested one of two defendants charged in a federal indictment with making false threats of violent attacks at many locations – including Los Angeles International Airport and numerous Southern California school districts – and staging attacks on computer systems belonging to institutions and companies, including a Long Beach-based …continue reading

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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisory officer has been arrested on federal charges alleging that he engaged in the business of unlawfully selling firearms without a license and sold an illegal short-barreled rifle to an undercover investigator. Wei Xu, 56, of Santa Fe Springs, an officer at the Los …continue reading

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The sites, which offered what are often called “booter” or “stresser” services, allowed paying users to launch powerful distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attacks that flood targeted computers with information and prevent them from being able to access the internet. Booter services such as those named in this action allegedly cause …continue reading