2 Russians charged in 'Evil Corp' global cybertheft ring

 

December 6, 2019



WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday against the alleged leader and a top associate of a Russian cybercriminal gang that U.S. and British officials say developed and distributed malware used to steal at least $100 million from banks and other financial institutions in more than 40 countries over the past decade.

Separately, the Treasury Department said that in collaboration with Britain's National Crime Agency, it was freezing all assets of the two Russian men, along with 15 other associates and seven Russian-based organizations including Evil Corp., their...



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