FBI Puts $3 Million Bounty on Russian Hacker Tied to Heists

February 24, 2015 10:55 PM

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(Bloomberg) -- The FBI is offering a $3 million reward for information leading to the arrest of a Russian hacker charged with allegedly creating a computer virus used to steal more than $100 million from businesses and consumers.

The U.S. Justice Department last year accused Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev of being the mastermind behind a hacking campaign known as Gameover Zeus, which infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. Bogachev remains at large and faces charges including conspiracy, money laundering, bank ...

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