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U.S. indicts three in theft of 130 million accounts

A Miami man and two unidentified computer hackers were charged with stealing 130 million credit and debit card numbers in what the Justice Department said was the largest such prosecution in U.S. history. Albert Gonzalez, a 28-year-old Miami resident, and ...

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Obama officials release terror memos that guided CIA

The Obama administration ruled out prosecution of government interrogators as it released censored versions of legal memos that guided harsh questioning of terror suspects by the CIA under President George W. Bush. The memos show that Justice Department lawyers authorized ...

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Ogden, Perrelli confirmed for attorney general posts

The U.S. Senate began filling the Justice Department’s leadership ranks, confirming David Ogden to be deputy attorney general and Thomas Perrelli’s nomination for the agency’s No. 3 post. The confirmations of Ogden and Perrelli will provide reinforcements for Attorney General ...

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U.S. antitrust nominee promises more aggressive enforcement

Christine Varney, nominated to become the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief, promised to be more aggressive in challenging anti-competitive mergers than former President George W. Bush’s administration.  “We must rebalance legal and economic theories in antitrust analysis and enforcement,” Varney ...

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