Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone is the editor-in-chief of CyberScoop, with a special interest in cybercrime, disinformation and the U.S. justice system. He previously worked as an editor at the Wall Street Journal, and covered technology policy for sites including the Christian Science Monitor and the International Business Times.

Financial

Alleged FIN7 scammer Denys Iarmak is set to plead guilty

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Two of his alleged associates were sentenced to 10 and seven years in prison in separate cases.

Money

Aleksandr Zhukov, self-described 'king of fraud,' is sentenced to 10 years

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The sentence caps a years-long investigation into the fraud scheme known as 3ve or Methbot.

Geopolitics

Sergey Pavlovich, wanted by US on hacking-related charges since 2008, was 'surprised' by Russian arrest

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

"I have no idea what's going on," his attorney told CyberScoop.

Threats

US seeks extradition of alleged Ukrainian scammer arrested at Polish border stop

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Yaroslav Vasinskyi, 22, is the subject of an arrest warrant from federal prosecutors in Texas.

Threats

US charges alleged extortionist with demanding $150K from MLB

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The FBI got involved after the defendant appeared to threaten an MLB executive.

Geopolitics

Secondary Infektion, a Russian disinformation outfit, impersonated Swedish lawmaker

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The group is once more pushing narratives around NATO, according to Recorded Future.

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