U.S. Announces $3 Million Reward

February 24, 2015 10:31 PM

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U.S. Announces $3 Million Reward

The United States announced a $3 million reward Tuesday for information that would lead to the arrest and/or conviction of a suspected Russian hacker, the largest bounty it has ever offered in a cybercrime case.

Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, one of the FBI’s most wanted cyber criminals, allegedly participated in a “major cyber racketeering enterprise,” according to the State Department, which involved using a malicious software known as “Zeus” to grab sensitive information from victims like bank account nu...

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