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The Department of Justice announced Thursday morning it had indicted 10 people involved in a transnational banking malware scheme as part of an international effort to chop down the crime ring.
The group allegedly used the GozNym banking malware to steal credentials to online banking accounts that they then attempted to rob for more than $100 million.
The article goes on to state the following:
The alleged criminals hail from Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova and Bulgaria.
- The 5 Russian citizens remain fugitives, with the other 5 having been arrested.
- Bulgarian Krasimir Nikolov pleaded guilty in the U.S. in April and will be sentenced in August.
- U.S. victims range from a church in Texas to a D.C. law firm.
- The takedown involved international cooperation from the U.S., Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Germany, Bulgaria, Europol and Eurojust.
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