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Use the Internet to identify a recent report of a computer crime, and summarize what it involved and what the punishment (if any) was. Provide your URL for others to read.

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Just recently, U.S . prosecutors indicted the founder of Liberty Reserve for cyber crime by using the covert online money transfer site because it "was used as a secret money system for credit card thieves, identity thieves, Ponzi scheme peddlers, hackers for hire, child pornographers, even drug dealer websites" (Sullivan, 2013).

Liberty Reserve has emerged as one of the principal means by ...

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This solution shows a summary report of a computer crime or cyber crime committed by using a covert online money transfer site.

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