Apr 202015
 

David Kravets reports the latest development in a case previously noted on this site: A federal judge issued a stern rebuke Friday to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s method for breaking up an illegal online betting ring. The Las Vegas court frowned on the FBI’s ruse of disconnecting Internet access to [Read More…]

Apr 202015
 

Robert Pear reports that although the federal government already prohibits private insurers using Social Security numbers on insurance cards when they provide benefits under contract with Medicare, Medicare itself has continued to issue new Medicare cards with Social Security numbers imprinted on them. And as anyone who hasn’t been asleep through the past decade [Read More…]