FBI Most Wanted Hackers Now days More than $4.2 Million Reward
US State Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are willing to pay a total $4.2 Million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of top 5 most wanted cyber criminals accused of conducting frauds of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Evgeniy Bogachev,30; Nicolae Popescu, 34; Alexsey Belan, 28; Peteris Sahurovs, 26; and Shailesh Kumar Jain, 45; are in the list of FBI's Top 5 most-wanted hackers.
1. Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev | Reward - $3 MILLION
He is a Russian Hacker, also known under the aliases "lucky12345," "Slavik," and "Pollingsoon," is the mastermind behind the GAME OVER ZEUS BOTNET which infected more than 1 Million Computer and the damage was $100 Million in 2009, which is quite dangerous.
And this is not the end from Bogachev, he create Crypto Ransomeware which is designed to extort money from the victim computers without even having knowledge of victim his personal detail information someone is getting by intentionally.
FBI put reward in him of $3 Million and he is top of the list.
2. Nicolae Popescu | Reward - $1 Million
who also used the aliases Niculae Popescu, Nae Popescu, Nicolae Petrache, "Nae", and "Stoichitoiu", second topped the FBI's 5 Most-Wanted Cyber Criminals list.
This 34-year-old Romanian is accused of fooling innocent Americans with fake auction posts on several websites, including eBay, Cars.com, and AutoTrader.com, claiming to sell cars that just didn't exist.
Popescu and other criminal hackers affiliated with the scheme made more than $3 Million off the auctions, victimizing almost 800 users who handed over money for imaginary cars, Rolex watches, yachts, private airplanes, and other luxury goods.
Authorities tracked down and arrested six members of the cyber gang in late 2012, but Popescu and a partner slipped away.
3. Alexsey Belan | Reward - $100,000
He is a Russian national, is wanted for allegedly stealing consumer data by compromising the cyber security systems of three unnamed major US-based e-commerce sites in Nevada and California between 2012 and 2013.
After stealing and exporting user databases with passwords to his server, Belan is accused of allegedly negotiating the sales of the databases.
4. Peteris Sahurovs | Reward - $50,000
He is accused of developing and selling a computer virus through advertisements on news website pages. He allegedly carried out the scheme from February 2010 to September 2010.
Under the malicious scheme, the fake ads displayed on the web pages forced users to purchase fraudulent antivirus software.
In case, a user refuse to buy the software, the victim’s desktop would be flooded with pop-ups and fake security alerts.
5. Shailesh Kumar Jain | Reward - $50,000
Although he is Indian....
He is the only American citizen on the FBI’s Most Wanted Hackers list.
Jain made $100 Million between December 2006 and October 2008, according to the FBI. He used a flood of pop-up ads and email scamming to convince users that their computers were infected with a virus and then selling them the bogus AV software packages for between $30 and $70.
Actual news posted : https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2015/06/30/the-fbi-is-willing-to-pay-4-2-million-to-get-these-hackers