Russian Hacker Convicted of Multimillion Dollar Fraud Scheme

From Federal Times

A hacker from Vladivostok, Russia, installed malware in retail point-of-sale systems that allowed him to steal more than 1.7 million credit card numbers between October 2009 and October 2013, according to the Department of Justice.  

Bundling that information on servers controlled in Russia, Ukraine or McLean, Virginia, Roman Valerevich Seleznev sold it to buyers whose fraudulent purchases cost 3,700 financial institutions more than $169 million before a U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force investigation led to his capture in July 2014. 

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