U.S. recovers millions from infamous '3ve' advertising scam group
It's the Eastern District of New York's biggest recovery from a cybercrime to date.
Aleksandr Zhukov, self-described 'king of fraud,' is sentenced to 10 years
The sentence caps a years-long investigation into the fraud scheme known as 3ve or Methbot.
As Methbot trial gets underway, prosecutors say a former scammer will testify against alleged ringleader
Aleksandr Zhukov has consistently denied involvment since his arrest in Bulgaria.
Lawyer for alleged Methbot boss Aleksandr Zhukov wants case dismissed amid coronavirus concerns
The request comes after a federal judge ordered thhe release of another defendant from the same facility.
Another Methbot suspect, Sergey Denisoff, arrested more than a year after initial charges
The arrest is the latest evidence the feds' investigation into the Methbot scam is ongoing.
Two Methbot suspects set to plead guilty as alleged ringleader maintains his innocence
The men are two of the three who were extradited to the U.S. within the last year.