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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Central District of California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT’S CRIMINAL DIVISION, U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEVADA AND HOMELAND SECURITY INVESTIGATIONS TO HOLD PRESS CALL TO DISCUSS TAKEDOWN OF INTERNATIONAL CYBERCRIME RING

          WASHINGTON – The Justice Department and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) will hold a media call on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. EST -  9:00 a.m. PST, to announce criminal charges against individuals around the world for their alleged roles in an Internet-based cybercriminal organization that defrauded over $530 million from victims.

WHO:          Deputy Assistant Attorney General David Rybicki
                       U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson for the District of Nevada
                       Special Agent in Charge Joseph Macias of HSI Los Angeles

WHAT:       Announcement of significant enforcement actions around the world dismantling an Internet-                       based cybercriminal organization

WHEN:      WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2018
                      12:00 p.m. EST - 9:00 a.m. PST

WHERE:    Domestic Media Dial in Number (Toll Free)        1-877-883-0383
                       International Media Dial in Number                      1-412-902-6506
                       Dial in Code: 0791953

NOTE: Please RSVP to press@usdoj.gov and Nicole Navas Oxman at Nicole.Navas@usdoj.gov. Press inquiries regarding logistics or interviews should be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at 202-514-2007.

Press Release Number: 
18-144
Updated May 9, 2018