US Attorney seeks 5 years in prison for ‘Russian hacker’ Lisov

US Attorney seeks 5 years in prison for ‘Russian hacker’ Lisov
Stanislav Lisov

He is accused of creating NeverQuest malware that steals data of banks’ clients.

Attorney of the U.S. Southern District Court of New York Geoffrey S. Berman asked to sentence a Russian Stanislav Lisov accused of cybercrimes to 5 years behind bars, reports RIA Novosti.

Lisov was detained in Spain in January, 2017, on a warrant of Interpol issued by the United States. According to law enforcers, the Russian was being searched for on suspicion of involvement in creating NeverQuest malware that steals data of banks’ clients they put in on the pages of online banks. As estimated by the investigation, the program builders stole several millions of dollars this way.

In January, 2018, Lisov was extradited to the U.S. where he was accused of cybercrimes.


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