SECOND GUILTY PLEA IN LARGEST CYBERCRIME BUST IN US HISTORY

On 4 August, OCCRP published an article saying that a 30-year-old Moldovan national has pleaded guilty in a US court to participation in the Infraud transnational cybercrime organisation that caused more than half a billion dollars in losses. Valerian Chiochiu, a programmer who went under various aliases including “Onassis,” “Flagler,” “Socrate,” and “Ecclesiastes,” was charged with conspiracy under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) as a member of the international cybercrime group known as Infruad. 

https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/12901-second-guilty-plea-in-largest-cybercrime-bust-in-us-history

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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