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2 Russians charged in multimillion-dollar malware scheme

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade.
Maksim V. Yakubets, 32, of Moscow and Igor Turashev, 38, from Yoshkar-Ola, Russia were charged in the 10-count indictment filed in federal court in Pittsburgh. The charges include conspiracy, computer hacking, wire fraud, and bank fraud. The two men have not been arrested and their whereabouts are unknown.
Prosecutors say the charges stem from the creation of malware known as “Bugat,” which was...
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Russian national indicted in Pittsburgh on computer hacking, bank fraud accusations

Russian national indicted in Pittsburgh on computer hacking, bank fraud accusations

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette


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U.S., UK charging Russian national over hacking, bank fraud -Justice Dept

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The United States and Britain will announce charges on Thursday morning against a Russian national over allegations of computer hacking and bank fraud schemes, according to a U.S. Justice Department announcement.
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