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Kingpin of Evil Corp lived large. Now there's a $5 million bounty on his head

7 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Screenshot of Justice Department website shows four pictures of same alleged criminal.
Federal prosecutors have indicted the kingpin of Evil Corp, the name used by a cybercrime gang that used the notorious Dridex malware to drain more than $70 million from bank accounts in the US, UK, and other countries.
Maksim V. Yakubets, a 32-year-old Russian national who used the handle "Aqua," led one of the world's most advanced transnational cybercrime syndicates in the world, prosecutors said on Thursday. The crime group's alleged deployment of Dridex was one of the most widespread...
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