According to their information, the 44-year-old Ukrainian is suspected of participating in an organized criminal group that was spreading malware and organized hacker attacks.
“Covert software was gathering and transferring to the perpetrators the data of credit cards, The damages caused by the criminals is estimated at a few hundred dollars,” the Central Investigation Bureau of Poland informed.
The man was sought in the USA and was in the Interpol’s database and on the international wanted list. The investigators managed to establish that the perpetrator was in the South of Poland. As a result of the operation by the Central Investigation Bureau of Poland, he was detained in Bielsko-Biała.
Now he is awaiting extradition to the USA. He faces up to 30 years of imprisonment.