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2/24/2015
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FBI Offers $3 Million Reward For Info On Whereabouts Of GameoverZeus Botnet Operator

Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, who faces charges for his alleged role as an administrator of the GameOver Zeus botnet, is at large in Russia.

There's now a bounty on the head of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, who last year was charged in a massive global law enforcement effort for his alleged role as administrator of the GameOver Zeus botnet.

The FBI and U.S. Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) Rewards Program, today announced today a reward of up to $3 million for information that leads to Bogachev's arrest or conviction. According to the FBI, he is thought to be at large in Russia.

More information on the tip line as well as details on the charges against Bogachev--who is on the FBI’s Cyber’s Most Wanted list--is available here.

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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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2/28/2015 | 9:15:49 AM
Re: Is $3 million enough?
I'm reading Brian Krebs's Spam Nation right now (fascinating read), and yes, it seems like the successful mid-level criminals who would have that kind of information might also be jeopardizing their very lucrative careers if they took that offer.

But then, I'm no expert.
Sara Peters
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Sara Peters,
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2/26/2015 | 9:12:32 AM
Re: The next reality show... "Hacker Hunt"
@aws0513  Hahahaaaaa! TRUE. Very good friends and/or very rich friends who don't need $3 million of chump change.
aws0513
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aws0513,
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2/25/2015 | 3:41:46 PM
The next reality show... "Hacker Hunt"
With dollar figures like these...  one must have really good friends.  REALLY good friends.
Sara Peters
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Sara Peters,
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2/25/2015 | 3:13:37 PM
Is $3 million enough?
Wow... I really wish I had some information to lead to his capture, because $3 million sounds awfully nice! I wonder if it's enough to attract the people who DO know. It seems like enough to tempt even successful mid-level cybercriminals, but maybe I'm overestimating the power of a few million.
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