His Alleged Electronic Mail Scam Swindled $One Hundred Million. Now, He’S Set To Be Extradited : The Two-Way : Npr

His Alleged Email Scam Swindled $100 Million.
” According to the indictment, Rimasauskas sent “fraudulent phishing emails” to employees, persuading them to send that money to a company he had set up in Latvia under the same name as the manufacturer.
Evaldas Rimasauskas has been in Lithuanian custody since March, when he was indicted by U.S. prosecutors for orchestrating a massive “fraudulent email compromise scheme.
Now, He’s Set To Be ExtraditedEnlarge this image toggle caption Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Mindaugas Kulbis/APThe Lithuanian man accused of defrauding two major multinational tech companies out of more than $100 million must be extradited to the U.S., a court in Vilnius ruled Monday.
While the indictment does not identify the companies Rimasauskas allegedly victimized, Reuters reports that his lawyer, Snieguole Uzdanaviciene, “told reporters Facebook and Google were both mentioned in the U.S. extradition request.

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