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Key witness in press-release hacking case is sentenced to time served

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Alexander Garkusha benefitted from the scheme, which targeted PR Newswire, Marketwire and Business Wire, but then cooperated with authorities as they built their case against other traders and the hackers who helped them.

Alleged Methbot scammer Zhukov asks judge for new attorney in ad fraud case

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

In a letter, Alexander Zhukov said he felt "helpless and alone" against the U.S. government's case.

Third suspect in Methbot, 3ve case to plead not guilty after extradition from Malaysia

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

Sergey Ovsyannikov's court appearance will mark the third time an accused 3ve/Methbot group member will be extradited and enter a not guilty plea.

Accused 'Methbot' ringleader pleads not guilty after extradition to U.S.

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

Aleksandr Zhukov is the lead defendant in the “Methbot” case, in which he is accused of renting more than 1,900 computer servers to simulate ad views.

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