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US charges Russian national for bank cybercrime

U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
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U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Justice Department has filed a criminal complaint, accusing Russian national Evgeniy Mikhaylovich Bogachev of being a member of a cybercrime gang that sought to steal millions of dollars from U.S. consumers.

The suspect, who authorities said is also known as Lucky12345, is charged with writing computer code used to compromise banking systems and assist others in stealing banking credentials, according to court documents released on Monday.

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—By Reuters