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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.

Russian scammer 'Kusok,' who stole $1.5 million via tax fraud, sentenced to 5 years

by Jeff Stone

Anton Bogdanov originally faced up to 27 years in prison.

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.

Trial delayed for former SEC watchdog accused of abusing computer access

by Jeff Stone

The case is one of a number of alleged computer intrusions involving Wall Street to surface in court.

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.

Microsoft strikes back at Necurs botnet by preemptively disabling hacking tools

by Jeff Stone

The action is the result of eight yesrs of tracking and planning, the company said.