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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.
Russian scammer 'Kusok,' who stole $1.5 million via tax fraud, sentenced to 5 years
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
Aleksandr Zhukov has consistently denied involvment since his arrest in Bulgaria.
Trial delayed for former SEC watchdog accused of abusing computer access
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
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
The action is the result of eight yesrs of tracking and planning, the company said.