Father, Son Charged with Fraud, Hacking, Identity Theft

A Russian man was recently deported from Switzerland to face security fraud, identity theft and computer hacking charges.

“Vladimir Zdorovenin, 54, of Moscow, Russia, is alleged to have masterminded a series of credit card theft and stock manipulation scams in conjunction with his son, Kirill Zdorovenin, who has not been apprehended,” writes The Register’s John Leyden.

According to the FBI, the duo’s stock in trade allegedly involved hacking into computers in order to steal credit card details and brokerage account log-ins,” Leyden writes. “The pair would then allegedly run a series of complicated frauds netting hundreds of thousands of dollars.”

Go to “Alleged Muscovite cybercrime daddy hauled in to face US court” to read the details.

For regular security news updates, follow eSecurityPlanet on Twitter: @eSecurityP.

Top Products

Related articles