Incident for Pyotr Levashov 2017-04-09

First Name Pyotr
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Last Name Levashov
Alias Petr Levashov, Peter Severa, Petr Severa, Sergey Astakhov
DOB Unknown
Age 36
Gender male
Location RU
Active Since 1999-01-01
Information Levashov allegedly controlled and operated the Kelihos botnet to, among other things, harvest personal information and means of identification including email addresses, usernames and logins, and passwords from infected computers. To further the scheme, Levashov allegedly disseminated spam and distributed other malware – such as banking Trojans and ransomware, and advertised the Kelihos botnet spam and malware services to others for purchase in order to enrich himself.
Pending Outcome Yes
Damages Costs 0
Date Of Crime 2017-01-01
Crime(s) Spam Botnet
Sector(s) Private equity
Charge(s) Wire Fraud Aggravated identity theft Fraud Conspiracy unauthorized interception of electronic communications causing intentional damage to a protected computer accessing protected computers in furtherance of fraud fraud in connection with email threatening to damage a protected computer
Authorities FBI
Authorities Statement view
Lawyers Margarita Repina
Judges Robert N. Chatigny
Custody Yes
Custody Start 2017-04-09
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Bailed No
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