IRS Suspects Russian Identity Thieves In Data Breach

IRS Suspects Russian Identity Thieves In Data Breach

(Jimmybionic)

You may remember that the Internal Revenue Service announced late yesterday that about 100,000 taxpayers’ personal information was breached when thieves armed with their personal information were able to log in to the IRS transcript system and extract even more sensitive information about their victims. Today, we learned that the IRS suspects that an organized group of hackers out of Russia are responsible for the 200,000 attempts to extract taxpayer data.

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FIFA Officials Arrested On Racketeering, Bribery, Money Laundering Charges

FIFA Officials Arrested On Racketeering, Bribery, Money Laundering Charges

(Tom Fassbender)

The world’s most prominent soccer organization has been rocked this morning with the arrest in Switzerland of multiple officials of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and several allied businesses on charges that include racketeering, bribery, wire fraud and money laundering. The Justice Dept. claims the defendants have been enriching themselves through corruption for more than two decades.

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Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska sets out EU tourism strategy

Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska sets out EU tourism strategy
BUDVA, MONTENEGRO – At ECTAA’s 111th General Assembly Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska, who is responsible for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, underlined that tourism is an important driver of economic growth and job creation. It is the 3rd largest socio-economic activity in the EU. Tourism accounts for 9% of the EU GDP and employs 10% of the total workforce, providing 12 million jobs.

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Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska sets out EU tourism strategy

Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska sets out EU tourism strategy
BUDVA, MONTENEGRO – At ECTAA’s 111th General Assembly Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska, who is responsible for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, underlined that tourism is an important driver of economic growth and job creation. It is the 3rd largest socio-economic activity in the EU. Tourism accounts for 9% of the EU GDP and employs 10% of the total workforce, providing 12 million jobs.

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