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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Russian Cyber-Criminal Roman Seleznev aka Track2 Gets 14 Years he Ran Vegas ID Theft Ring Office of Carder.su Organization. When he was arrested in the Maldives in July 2014, Russian hacker Roman Seleznev had some 1.7 million credit card numbers on his laptop. On Thursday, a federal jury convicted him on 38 counts relating to how he got those credit card numbers. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev aka Track2, Bulba and Ncux, 33, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones of the Northern District of Georgia to serve 168 months in prison for one count of participation in a racketeering enterprise pursuant to an indictment returned in the District of Nevada, and to 168 months in prison for one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud pursuant to an indictment returned in the Northern District of Georgia, with the sentences to run concurrent to one another.
In both cases, Seleznev was ordered three years of supervised release to run concurrently. He was also ordered restitution in the amount of $50,893,166.35 in the Nevada case and $2,178,349 in the Georgia case. Seleznev pleaded guilty to the charges on Sept. 7. In connection with his guilty plea in the Nevada case, Seleznev admitted that he became associated with the Carder.su organization, an identify theft and credit card fraud ring, in January 2009. According to Seleznev’s admissions in his plea agreement, Carder.su was an Internet-based, international criminal enterprise whose members trafficked in compromised credit card account data and counterfeit identifications and committed identity theft, bank fraud, and computer crimes.
THE BOSS: The U.S. Department of State's Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) Rewards Program is offering multi-million dollar rewards for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of two alleged Russian cyber criminals identified during a far-reaching federal investigation into a worldwide online marketplace for stolen personal and financial information. The two fugitives, Roman Olegovich Zolotarev and Konstantin Lopatin, were indicted following a probe spearheaded by Las Vegas-based agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) into a global, Internet-based criminal enterprise known as Carder-su. Members of the enterprise trafficked in and manufactured stolen and counterfeit identification documents and access devices such as debit and credit cards, and engaged in identity theft and financial fraud crimes.
A reward of up to $2 million is offered for information on Zolotarev, known online as "AdminCI" who is believed to have served as the leader of Carder.su. Up to $1 million is being offered for information on Lopatin, known as "Graf," who allegedly participated in the organization as a key member. Both are believed to be at large in Russia.
Bill Warner Private Investigator Sarasota SEX, CRIME CHEATERS & TERRORISM at www.wbipi.com