Russian Man Involved in Carder.su Gets 9 Years in Federal Prison in ID Theft Case

AP reports:

A Russian citizen was sentenced in Las Vegas to nine years in federal prison and ordered to pay a share of $50 million in restitution after pleading guilty to racketeering and identity theft in a worldwide cybercrime organization.

U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden said Wednesday that Alexander Kostyukov also faces three years of supervised release for his part in the scheme dubbed “Carder.su.”

The 30-year-old Kostyukov was living in Miami when he was arrested. Court records say he also used the names Temp and KLBS.

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