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

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

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

Russian scammer 'Kusok,' who stole $1.5 million via tax fraud, sentenced to 5 years

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Anton Bogdanov originally faced up to 27 years in prison.

As Methbot trial gets underway, prosecutors say a former scammer will testify against alleged ringleader

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Aleksandr Zhukov has consistently denied involvment since his arrest in Bulgaria.

Trial delayed for former SEC watchdog accused of abusing computer access

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The case is one of a number of alleged computer intrusions involving Wall Street to surface in court.

Lawyer for alleged Methbot boss Aleksandr Zhukov wants case dismissed amid coronavirus concerns

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The request comes after a federal judge ordered thhe release of another defendant from the same facility.

Microsoft strikes back at Necurs botnet by preemptively disabling hacking tools

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The action is the result of eight yesrs of tracking and planning, the company said.