Scammers are masquerading as smart TV owners to fleece advertisers, researchers say
White Ops on Thursday disclosed a vast, ongoing scheme in which fraudsters are charging advertising companies for ad space on smart TVs.
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.
The FBI is diving deeper into the Methbot ad fraud case
And now we know the group called itself "Metan," the Russian word for methane.
FBI investigators describe Methbot investigation as 'beautiful concert of things shutting down'
Maybe the only thing more complicated than the Methbot advertising fraud scheme was the plan that ultimately shut it all down.