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U.S. recovers millions from infamous '3ve' advertising scam group

by Tonya Riley

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

by Jeff Stone

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

by Jeff Stone

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

Lawyer for alleged Methbot scammer refuses to visit jail over coronavirus concerns

by Jeff Stone

It's the kind of issue that could further delay a trial that's already nearly two years in the making.

Scammers are masquerading as smart TV owners to fleece advertisers, researchers say

by Jeff Stone

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

by Jeff Stone

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

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