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Accused Cyber Crime Syndicate Co-Founder Arrested in Thailand

Cyber Crime Syndicate Co-Founder Worth 100,000 BTC Arrested in ThailandCyber Crime Syndicate Co-Founder Worth 100,000 BTC Arrested in Thailand

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has claimed that Sergey Sergeyvich Medvedev, a Russian national recently arrested in Bangkok, was the co-founder and second in command of the Infraud group – a notorious international cyber crime syndicate. It has been reported that at the time of his arrest, Mr. Medvedev was in possession of more than 100,000 bitcoins.

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Crime Syndicate Co-Founder Worth 100,000 BTC Arrested in Thailand

Cyber Crime Syndicate Co-Founder Worth 100,000 BTC Arrested in ThailandCyber Crime Syndicate Co-Founder Worth 100,000 BTC Arrested in Thailand

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has claimed that Sergey Sergeyvich Medvedev, a Russian national recently arrested in Bangkok, was the co-founder and second in command of the Infraud group – a notorious international cyber crime syndicate. It has been reported that at the time of his arrest, Mr. Medvedev was in possession of more than 100,000 bitcoins.

Also Read: Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency

Read more at: https://news.bitcoin.com/fbi-claims-arrested-cyber-crime-syndicate-co-founder-medvedev-worth-800m-in-btc/

Russian ‘hacker’ played with exotic animals in Thailand | Daily Mail …

A Russian ‘hacking genius’ accused of helping defraud $530 million out of Americans, enjoyed hiding out in Thailand and posing with exotic snakes, crocodiles and tigers before his arrest, DailyMail.com can exclusively reveal.

Sergey Medvedev, 31, was arrested in Bangkok on February 2 by local authorities on an United States extradition demand.

The hacking supremo is at the heart of $530 million suspected scam, where he allegedly ran a ‘one-stop shop for cyber-criminals’, including selling hardware to compromise cash machines in many countries.

Medvedev is seen in photos with his Thai wife holding a python, and in another, posing with his pet Mexican Black King Snake, which he feeds live mice.

The snake-lover also flaunted his toned body and described himself as a ‘strongman wannabe’, as the Russian showed all the signs of enjoying his luxury tropical lifestyle.

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Thailand Seizes 100,000 Bitcoins in Arrest of Infraud Kingpin Sergey …

Authorities in Thailand have reportedly seized 100,000 bitcoins following the arrest arrest of cyber crime kingpin Sergey Medvedev.

Bitcoin Seized

The coins were seized by law enforcement agencies in the wake of a Feb. 2 arrest of Medvedev, the co-founder of an online criminal network called Infraud. The platform served as a marketplace for buyers and sellers of stolen credit card information, weapons, narcotics, government documents and other illegal items commonly traded on the darknet.

Using today’s prices, the coins confiscated by Thai authorities are worth roughly $822 million. About six weeks ago, the bitcoins would have been worth nearly $2 billion.

Medvedev, a Russian national, was arrested in Bangkok on Feb. 2 at the request of U.S. law enforcement agencies. His apartment was raided by 30 officers from Thailand’s Crime Suppression Division (CSD), which confiscated the coins, a notebook computer and several documents.

The Infraud group operated under the motto, “In

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Thailand Seizes 100000 Bitcoins in Arrest of Infraud Kingpin Sergey Medvedev

Authorities in Thailand have reportedly seized 100,000 bitcoins following the arrest arrest of cyber crime kingpin Sergey Medvedev.

Bitcoin Seized

The coins were seized by law enforcement agencies in the wake of a Feb. 2 arrest of Medvedev, the co-founder of an online criminal network called Infraud. The platform served as a marketplace for buyers and sellers of stolen credit card information, weapons, narcotics, government documents and other illegal items commonly traded on the darknet.

Using today’s prices, the coins confiscated by Thai authorities are worth roughly $822 million. About six weeks ago, the bitcoins would have been worth nearly $2 billion.

Medvedev, a Russian national, was arrested in Bangkok on Feb. 2 at the request of U.S. law enforcement agencies. His apartment was raided by 30 officers from Thailand’s Crime Suppression Division (CSD), which confiscated the coins, a notebook computer and several documents.

The Infraud group operated under the motto, “In

Read more at: https://hacked.com/thailand-seizes-100000-bitcoins-arrest-infraud-kingpin-sergey-medvedev/

Global cyberfraud gang’s ‘co-founder’ arrested in Thailand

SERGEY MEDVEDEV. This handout taken by the Royal Thai Police on February 2, 2018 and received on February 9, 2018 shows Russian national Sergey Medvedev (C), 31, being arrested by Thai police in Bangkok for involvement in a transnational cyber crime gang. Photo by Royal Thai Police/AFP

SERGEY MEDVEDEV. This handout taken by the Royal Thai Police on February 2, 2018 and received on February 9, 2018 shows Russian national Sergey Medvedev (C), 31, being arrested by Thai police in Bangkok for involvement in a transnational cyber crime gang. Photo by Royal Thai Police/AFP

BANGKOK, Thailand – A Russian man accused of co-running a global cybercrime network shuttered in a US-led crackdown this week has been arrested in Bangkok and will face extradition, Thai police said Friday, February 9.

Sergey Medvedev, 31, is accused of co-founding the “Infraud Organization,” an online network that

Read more at: https://www.rappler.com/world/regions/asia-pacific/195657-global-cyberfraud-gang-cofounder-arrested-thailand

Thailand in top 10 for malware in Asia

Keshav Dhakad, regional director for the digital crimes unit of Microsoft Asia, says cyber risks in Thailand are comparable to conditions in the Philippines and Bangladesh.

Thailand ranks among the top 10 countries in Asia-Pacific for the number of malware attacks because of high rates of software piracy and internet use, Microsoft says.

“Thailand is still one of the countries across the region most at risk of malware threats, behind Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam,” said Keshav Dhakad, assistant general counsel and regional director for the digital crimes unit of Microsoft Asia.

The threat risk here is comparable to conditions in the Philippines and Bangladesh, he said, while Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore are at the lowest risk of malware attacks.

Citing a National University of Singapore study entitled “Cybersecurity Risks From Non-Genuine Software”, Mr Dhakad said cyber criminals are compromising computers by embedding malware in pirated software CDs and DVDs and online channels

Read more at: http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1274739/thailand-in-top-10-for-malware-in-asia

THAILAND: BBC journalist faces defamation and cyber crime charges in Thailand

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ELIZABETH SOELISTIO WRITES – Jonathan Head, the South East Asia Correspondent for BBC News, is under the threat of serving up to five years of jail time in Thailand after a lawyer reported him for a criminal defamation.

 

This charges are brought to Head after he reported on two foreign retirees who had been scammed out of their properties in Phuket by their wives in September 2015. Though Thailand’s law doesn’t permit foreigners to own a land, many foreigners get around it by placing properties in the name of a company they own or with locals they trust.

 

Ian Rance and Colin Vard managed to get around this law by placing their properties under their Thai wives and company’s name. However, both men were removed from their properties’ ownership by their wives with an assistance from a local lawyer who claimed forging Rance and Vard’s signature as a normal

Read more at: http://asiamedia.lmu.edu/2017/02/28/thailand-bbc-journalist-faces-defamation-and-cyber-crime-charges-in-thailand/

Thailand jails man for 11 years for royal defamation, cyber crime

BANGKOK (Reuters) – A Thai military court on Friday jailed a man for 11 years and four months on charges of royal defamation and computer crime over his Facebook social media posts last year.

The country’s strict lese-majeste law makes it a crime to defame, insult or threaten the king, queen, heir to the throne or regent. Each offence is punishable with a jail term of up to 15 years.

Burin Intin, 28, pleaded guilty to two charges of royal defamation and violating Thailand’s Computer Crime Act over posts deemed insulting to the monarchy in a comment on Facebook and online chat, his lawyer, Anon Numpa, said.

He was detained on April 27 last year after taking part in a peaceful protest against the country’s ruling junta, and held on remand in Bangkok,

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Thailand jails man for 11 years for royal defamation, cyber crime

BANGKOK: A Thai military court on Friday jailed a man for 11 years and four months on charges of royal defamation and computer crime over his Facebook social media posts last year.

The country’s strict lese-majeste law makes it a crime to defame, insult or threaten the king, queen, heir to the throne or regent. Each offence is punishable with a jail term of up to 15 years.

Burin Intin, 28, pleaded guilty to two charges of royal defamation and violating Thailand’s Computer Crime Act over posts deemed insulting to the monarchy in a comment on Facebook and online chat, his lawyer, Anon Numpa, said.

He was detained on April 27 last year after taking part in a peaceful protest against the country’s ruling junta, and held on remand in Bangkok, the capital, since April 30.

Anon said he would not appeal against Friday’s decision, but would submit

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