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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.

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.

Another Methbot suspect, Sergey Denisoff, arrested more than a year after initial charges

by Jeff Stone

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

by Jeff Stone

The men are two of the three who were extradited to the U.S. within the last year.