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21
Dec 2017
RUSSIAN CYBER-CRIMINAL SENTENCED TO 14 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ROLE IN MASSIVE ONLINE IDENTITY THEFT AND BANK FRAUD CONSPIRACY

ATLANTA – Russian cyber-criminal Roman Valeryevich Seleznev has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his role in a $50 million cyber-fraud ring and for defrauding banks of $9 million through a hacking scheme. “Cybercriminals have victimized our citizens from half-way around the world,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak. “As Seleznev learned, this office has committed resources designed to target cyber-crime and we will pursue these criminals no matter where they reside.  The safety of our citizens is our priority, and we are committed to ending the damage they......

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