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Russian hacker Andrei Tyurin sentenced to 12 years in prison

January 11, 2021

A U.S. court sentenced this week Andrei Tyurin (37) to 12 years in prison for carrying out an international hacking campaign that targeted several financial institutions, brokerage firms, financial news publishers, and other American companies.

In September 2018, the Russian citizen was extradited to the United States from Georgia, the man was charged over the massive theft of customer data from JPMorgan Chase and Dow Jones. Some of the other organizations targeted by the gang are E*Trade, Scottrade, and the Wall Street Journal.

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