Leader of Russian computer hacker gang who stole £2m from British firms’ bank accounts jailed for nine years
Darren Boyle reports:
A Russian man who ran a sophisticated computer hacking network which stole at least £2 million from the bank accounts of UK businesses has been jailed for nine years.
Vugar Mollachiev, 37, of Berkeley Gardens, north London, was sentenced to nine years imprisonment at Southwark Crown Court for conspiracy to defraud and money laundering, the Metropolitan Police said.
Evidence from a previous cyber crime investigation identified Mollachiev as being heavily involved in cyber criminality and online fraud.
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