San Francisco, California - A citizen of the United Kingdom was arrested Wednesday in Estepona, Spain by Spanish national police pursuant to a U.S. request for his arrest on multiple charges in connection with the July 2020 hack of Twitter that resulted in the compromise of over 130 Twitter accounts, including those belonging to politicians, celebrities, and companies.

Los Angeles, California - A New York man is scheduled to be in federal court after being arrested Monday on a kidnapping charge stemming from his alleged abduction of a 68-year-old woman with dementia at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Los Angeles, California - A New York man was sentenced Monday to 46 months in federal prison for participating in business email compromise (BEC) scams, including one in which $420,000 was stolen from a victim’s life insurance account, then deposited and laundered in various bank accounts set up in the names of other people.

Sacramento, California - Matthew Keys, 34, of Vacaville, was sentenced Monday for violating the terms of his supervised release, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

San Diego, California - Derick Jonathan Cameron of Vancouver, Washington pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to wire fraud, admitting that while employed as the Financial Controller for San Diego-based RAL Investment Corporation, he embezzled more than $400,000. 

San Diego, California - A federal grand jury in San Diego, California, returned an indictment in May charging four nationals and residents of the People’s Republic of China with a campaign to hack into the computer systems of dozens of victim companies, universities and government entities in the United States and abroad between 2011 and 2018. The indictment, which was unsealed on Friday, alleges that much of the conspiracy’s theft was focused on information that was of significant economic benefit to China’s companies and commercial sectors, including information that would allow the circumvention of lengthy and resource-intensive research and development processes.