FBI international arranging and prosecuting eight overseas hackers such as Russia for the crime of digital ad fraud, handover to the United States

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States arranged international hackers in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan for international advertisement fraud which illegally defrauded advertisement revenues from advertisements on the Internet. The United States who made international arrangements for eight people is seeking handover of suspects who were arrested overseas, and "intensely that the digital criminals who are looking at America will judge in the United States regardless of where the hacker is in the world" We are making a declaration of intention.

Two International Cybercriminal Rings Dismantled and Eight Definedants Indicated for Causing Tens of Millions of Dollars in Losses in Digital Advertising Fraud | USAO-EDNY | Department of Justice

Eight suspects of Aleksandr Zhukov, Boris Timokhin, Mikhail Andreev, Denis Avdeev, Dmitry Novikov, Sergey Ovsyannikov, Aleksandr Isaev, Yevgeniy Timchenko were charged with fraud on the Internet on digital advertising in the Federal Court of New York Brooklyn I was indicted to. Six of these suspects are Russian citizens (one of them also holds Ukrainian citizenship), two are Kazakhstan citizens, foreigners are foreigners by foreigners from the perspective of the United States. The primary criminal Ovsyannikov was arrested in Malaysia in October 2018, in Bulgaria in November and in Bulgaria in November and Timchenko in Estonia in November and other suspects were also arrested overseas and handed over to the United States It is a state to wait for.

Eight suspects disguised that on September 2014 to December 2016, online advertisements were displayed on the site using as many as 1,900 servers in the data center in Texas, USA, and that "A crime of digital advertisement fraud - a crime of digital advertisement fraud" that fraudulently advertised money by deceiving a digital advertiser that a digital advertisement was browsed in a domain exceeding 5000 by pretending that an advertisement was clicked on the site viewer, Between December 2015 and October 2018, a total of over 1.7 million PCs are infected with individuals and companies in the United States and other regions without consent, and a worldwide botnet is built It is charged with the "crime of digital ad fraud - 2" that has received billions of advertisement views and has received fraudulent advertisement fee payment by having ads of the site load in the background.

After the arrest of Ovsyannikov, FBI cooperated with various private enterprises to identify the botnet constructed with malware called "Kovter" "Boaxxe" which the suspects used, and the eight related domains To stop the digital advertisement fraud botnet, and furthermore, with the support of overseas partners, also identified several criminal bank accounts such as Switzerland. As a cooperating overseas law enforcement agency, the Malaysian Attorney General, the Malaysian Police, the Malaysian State Central Bureau of Interpol, the Bulgarian Supreme Prosecutor's Office, the Cybercrime Antitrust Bureau of the Consulate General of Bulgaria, the Estonian Prosecutor General, the Estonian Prosecutor General, the Estonian Police and the German Federal Government Cybercrime Information Bureau, Dutch police, cyber criminal poles of French police, the Swiss Federal Court of Justice, Euro Paul, and so on.

In the case of this case that prosecuted after arresting suspects in collaboration with overseas investigative agencies and requested handover to the United States for international arrangements of eight cyber criminals outside the United States, the Eastern Communities of New York Prosecutor Richard P. Donahue said: "This case is a case where the FBI cooperates with other law enforcement agencies to capture this kind of attempt and destroy itself and to punish offenders against justice In order to do it we send a powerful message saying that we will put in all the resources. "

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