Sowrabh Sharma Gets Prison Time for H1-B Visa and Tax Fraud

Sowrabh Sharma Gets Prison Time for H1-B Visa and Tax Fraud

Sowrabh Sharma (34), owner of IT Staffing companies SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc. was sentenced to 15 months in prison today for his role in using phony documents to fraudulently obtain H1-B visas for foreign workers and submitting false tax returns. H1-B Visa Fraud According to Court documents and statements: SCM Data Inc. […]

Neeraj Sharma Charged with H1-B Visa and Naturalization Fraud

Neeraj Sharma Charged with H1-B Visa and Naturalization Fraud

Neeraj Sharma (43), Piscataway, NJ resident and owner and chief executive officer of Indian IT staffing company Magnavision arrested today for allegedly submitting 11 fraudulent H-1B visa applications as well as fraudulently procuring his own citizenship. Magnavision, located in Somerset, NJ offers information technology staffing and consulting services to clients in need of IT support. […]

Paras Jha Ordered to Pay 8.6million for Rutgers University Cyber Attack

Paras Jha Ordered to Pay 8.6million for Rutgers University Cyber Attack

Indian student and Fanwood, NJ resident Paras Jha was ordered to pay 8.6million in restitution today for launching a cyber-attack on the Rutgers University computer network in 2016. In addition to the whopping 8.6million in restitution, Paras Jha was also slapped with six-months home incarceration by Trenton, NJ Federal Court for violating the Computer Fraud […]

Linux Failure on Desktop Proves Most Consumers are Schmucks or Lazy

Linux Failure on Desktop Proves Most Consumers are Schmucks or Lazy

There was a time in the distant past when Linux was hard for average consumers to use. Linux systems had no decent graphical user interface and you had to wade your way through the arcane thicket of the terminal syntax. Unsurprisingly, in what I consider Linux’ Pleistocene years the operating system was relegated to universities […]

Sowrabh Sharma Pleads Guilty to H1-B Visa Fraud and Tax Crimes

Sowrabh Sharma Pleads Guilty to H1-B Visa Fraud and Tax Crimes

Sowrabh Sharma (33), owner of IT Staffing companies SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc. pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty in Newark federal court for using phony documents to fraudulently obtain H1-B visas for foreign workers and submitting false tax returns. According to U.S. Attorney Carpenito: “For years, Sharma and others […]

Paras Jha Pleads Guilty to Rutgers University Cyber Attack

Paras Jha Pleads Guilty to Rutgers University Cyber Attack

Indian student and Fanwood, NJ resident Paras Jha (21) pleaded guilty December 13, 2017 to three computer crimes involving cyber attacks on Rutgers University, creation of malicious software and Botnets. Paras Jha Rutgers Univeristy Hack According to the court documents: Between November 2014 and September 2016, Jha executed a series of attacks on the networks […]

20 Basic Linux Commands

20 Basic Linux Commands

There are a gazillion commands that you can deploy on the command line for various purposes. You can create a file, sort a file, connect to a remote server via ssh and do a million other things on the command line. In this post, I will provide a list of basic Linux commands that I […]

Indians, Beware of Donald Trump

Indians, Beware of Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is no fan of minorities. The whole world knows that. But Trump is also not a fan of America’s open door policy vis-a-vis immigration that has deposited millions of foreigners on U.S. soil in the last few decades. Indians should be extremely concerned about Trump’s views on immigration since he […]

Starting on Linux Administration

Don’t delude yourself! Linux administration is not easy as pie. But neither is it hard if you apply yourself. A huge plus of learning Linux administration is the availability of good books and tools for free. If you’re a beginner to Linux, I suggest you get a cheap used PC on eBay or Craigslist for […]

Linux Mint – Best Distro for Newbies

If ever there was a time for home computer users to seriously consider moving to Linux, it is now. There are problems galore in the Windows universe (particularly as a magnet for malware and lack of updates). Windows XP no longer gets updates. Windows Vista is as slow as a Sunil Gavaskar century in the […]