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United States v. Svyatoslav Bondarenko, et al. (Infraud)

Case Number: 2:17-cr-00306-JCM-PAL

The public is reminded that an indictment contains only charges and is not evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.


Svyatoslav Bondarenko; Sergey Medvedev; Amjad Ali; Roland Patrick N’Djimbi Tchikaya; Arnaldo Sanchez Torteya; Miroslav Kovacevic; Frederick Thomas; Osama Abdelhamed; Besart Hoxha; Raihan Ahmed; Andrey Sergeevich Novak; Valerian Chiochiu; John Doe #8; Gennaro Fioretti; Edgar Rojas; John Telusma; Rami Fawaz; Muhammad Shiraz; Jose Gamboa; Alexey Klimenko; Edward Lavoile; Anthony Nnamdi Okeakpu; Pius Sushil Wilson; Muhammad Khan; John Doe #7; John Doe #1; David Jonathan Vargas; John Doe #2; Marko Leopard; Taimoor Zaman; Aldo Ymeraj; John Doe #4; Liridon Musliu; John Doe #5; Mena Mouries Abd El-Malak; and John Doe #6.

Defendant Status

Marko Leopard - sentenced to imprisonment on March 19, 2021

Sergey Medvedev - sentenced to imprisonment on March 19, 2021

Valerian Chiochiu - sentenced to imprisonment on November 17, 2021

David Jonathan Vargas - sentencing and disposition set for December 15, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.

Pius Sushil Wilson -  sentenced to imprisonment on September 22, 2021

Gennaro Fioretti - sentenced to imprisonment on August 20, 2021

Jose Gamboa - sentenced to imprisonment on October 15, 2021

Aldo Ymeraj - sentenced to imprisonment on August 20, 2021

Taimoor Zaman - sentenced to imprisonment on September 23, 2021

Scheduled Court Hearings

Calendar Call - June 2, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. 

Jury Trial - June 7, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.

U.S. District Court – Las Vegas, NV

Court Document

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The indictment alleges that, the defendants were members and associates of a criminal organization, referred to as the Infraud Organization, an Internet-based cybercriminal enterprise engaged in the large-scale acquisition, sale, and dissemination of stolen identities, compromised debit and credit cards, personally identifiable information, financial and banking information, computer malware, and other contraband.

Other Document

Information and Assistance for Federal Crime Victims and Witnesses Brochure Link to PDF  

Press Release

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Updated November 26, 2021