In the USA the citizen of Russia Vadim Polyakov, the accused in the hacking of user accounts, confessed to complicity in the theft and laundering of funds obtained by illegal means, informs Bi-bi-si.
According to the channel, he was part of a global network of hackers and get information on credit card holders. Now to it threatens till 12 years of prison. Poles were detained in July 2014 in Spain and in 2015 extradited to the United States.
The Russian is accused of embezzlement of funds of the users of the site StubHub.com for the sale of electronic tickets, whose accounts have been hacked. In total stolen was $1.6 million.
As reported by “Kommersant”, Polyakova alleged accomplices, including two citizens of Russia — Nikolay Matveychuk and Sergei Kirin are in the international wanted list.