Court Docket Number: 1:14-CR-0210-TWT
This case is assigned to United States District Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr., United States District Court for the North District of Georgia, Richard B. Russell Federal Building and Courthouse, 75 Spring Street, SW, 2211 U.S. Courthouse, Atlanta, GA 30303-3361.
Defendant Dimitry Belorossov, a/k/a Rainerfox, operated a Citadel command and control server, which controlled over 7,000 victim computers. Belorossov’s Citadel botnet contained personal information from the infected victim computers, including online banking credentials for U.S.-based financial institutions, credit card information, and other personally identifying information.
Belorossov has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit computer fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1030(a)(5)(A), 1030(b), and 1030(c)(4)(B). His sentencing is scheduled for May 27, 2015.
The written information on this website will be updated as new developments arise in the case. If you have any questions, please email CitadelVictim@ic.FBI.gov.
Case Status Updates
On September 29, 2015, Dimitry Belorossov was sentenced by The Honorable Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. to serve 54 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and pay restitution in the amount of $322,409.09 to the Crime Victim’s Fund.
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|Order (56.85 KB)||05/15/2015|
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