One of three men indicted in the US earlier this year in connection with the Gozi banking trojan remains in his native Latvia, after courts twice blocked US requests for extradition.
The Latvian foreign minister has added his weight to the battle to resist the extradition, arguing that the potential 67 year prison sentence cited in the indictment is "disproportionate" to the crime the man is accused of.
The DoJ has published five "charging documents" filed in New York yesterday against three men accused of operating a bank-raiding malware enterprise.
The documents give a fascinating insight into a cybercrime operation...
Claims are made that a cyber gang is recruiting some 100 botmasters for a Trojan attack against 30 US bank, and the plot's alleged mastermind is unmasked.
But given the alleged fraudster's flamboyant claims, can we be sure he's not a trap set by Russian law enforcement?