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Another hacker arrested on TJX data-theft charges


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 PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2010 7:19 am   
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A Ukrainian national has been arrested in India in connection with the most notorious hacking incident in U.S. history.

Sergey Valeryevich Storchark was one of 11 men charged in August 2008 with hacking into nine U.S. retailers and selling tens of millions of credit card numbers. He was arrested in India earlier this week, according to a spokesman with India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

In a statement, the CBI said they'd arrested Storchark in New Delhi on the night of May 8, as he deplaned from a flight from Goa, for layover before a flight to Turkey.

U.S. authorities had asked for his extradition via diplomatic channels, the CBI said.
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 PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2010 2:26 pm   
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And the link is here:

http://news.idg.no/cw/art.cfm?id=95E186 ... 98E9A194C6

Great news!

Arrested on a flight from Goa, where he was transferring to a flight to Turkey. (Surprise surprise.)

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 PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2010 3:40 pm   
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wow ... spammers are stupid, but ...

You'd think it would occur to them that international travel is not a good option for how to spend their money, especially after one of their co-conspirators has been arrested and negotiated a plea bargain.


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 PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2010 4:42 pm   
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Story has also been Slashdotted.

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 PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2010 10:20 pm   
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Great story, I don't remember seeing this, so thanks for posting it. :silthumb:


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