US Secret Service Offers $1M in Rewards for Cyber Fugitives
The US Federal Bureau of investigations(FBI) also publishes it own 10 most wanted list of criminals.
Secret Service 10 Most Wanted Cybercriminals
In February 2016, the SEC charged four Ukrainians, a Russian, and two American stock traders as well as two entities for their role in a cyberattack on the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Artem Viacheslavovich Radchenko–Radchenko is accused of hacking into the SEC database known as Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) system. Radchenko is charged alongside his alleged accomplice, Oleksandr Leremenko, below.
In July the feds ratcheted up the pressure by putting a $1 million USD bounty for information leading to the whereabouts and arrest of the Ukrainian hackers.
Roman Sergeevich Kotov is also known as Роман Сергеевич Котов, “zSeven, ”and “7even.” Kotov and other co-conspirators operated a hacking operation responsible for several of the world’s largest known data breaches. The breached companies included payment processors, retailers, financial institutions, as well as others.
Rashawd Lamar Tulloch is charged with money laundering for a Romanian-based cybercriminal gang.
Danil Potekhin (aka Данил Потехин, “cronuswar” ) and Dmitrii Vadimovich Karasavidi (Дмитрий Вадимович Карасавиди ) are both wanted fortheir role inphishing campaigns targeting users of three digital currency exchanges. The pair is charged with conspiracy to defraud the exchanges and their customers in addition to other crimes.
Potekhin and Karasavidi used spoof web pages to trick users into entering their login credentials. Together, their scheme netted about $17 million USD in stolen digital currencies.
Farkhad Rauf Ogly Manokhin is accused of operating a money-laundering operation to clean money stolen by other cybercriminals. He allegedly recruited students as money mules. The students opened US bank accounts to clean money stolen by Russian hackers during malware attacks.
Manokhin is under arrest in Sri Lanka.
Ahmed Yassine Abdelghani is a Moroccan who also goes by Ahmed Mekovar or Alex. Abdelghani managed an illegal digital currency service with over 1,000,000 customers.
The company, Liberty Reserve, was used by cybercriminals to bank and distribute profits from their cyber attacks.
Like Abdelghani, Allan Esteban Hidalgo Jimenez, aka Allan Garcia, also operated the daily operations of Liberty Reserve starting in 2010. He is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering and one count of conspiracy to operate an unlicensed money transmitting business.
Finally, Pavel Pavlovich Dubovoy (Павло Павлович Дубовий) hacked into media firms Marketwired, PR Newswire, and Business Wire to steal non-public corporate information prior to its release to the public. The insider trading scheme generated more than $30 million in illicit trading profits.
Dubovoy is charged with wire fraud conspiracy, securities fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering conspiracy.
If you have information regarding these individuals, please contact the U.S. Secret Service at [email protected]