Hacker sought by Interpol detained in St Petersburg

Police have detained a foreigner who has been wanted for two years for internet fraud in Austria. The 33-year-old Kazakh national is accused of fraud for €1.2 million

Hacker sought by Interpol detained in St Petersburg

According to “Fontanka”, the man is accused of organizing an Internet fraud scheme, when the computer of clients of Austrian banks received an email with a virus. When it was opened, a malicious program was launched, which allowed to control money transfers.

In addition to Austria, the man reportedly served two years for similar crimes in the US, where he moved with his family.

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