Information for Victims in Large Cases
|Case Name||Familiar Names and Terms||District or Division||Overview|
|United States v Vyacheslav Penchukov et.al.||ZeusVyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov (aka tank)Ivan Viktorvich Klepikov (aka petrovich, aka nowhere)Alexey Dmitrievich Bron (aka thehead)Alexey Tikonov (aka kusanagi)Yevhen Kulibaba (aka jonni)Yuriy Konovalenko (aka jtkO)||USAO - Nebraska||
Nine alleged members of a wide-ranging racketeering enterprise and conspiracy who infected thousands of business computers with malicious software known as "Zeus" have been charged in an indictment. The indictment alleges that the "Zeus" malware captured passwords, account numbers, and other information necessary to log into online banking accounts. The conspirators allegedly used the information captured by "Zeus" to steal millions of dollars from victims' bank accounts. All of the defendants are charged with conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity, conspiracy to commit computer fraud and identity theft, aggravated identity theft, and multiple counts of bank fraud.