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The State Department Announced A $2 Million Reward For Helping Arrest Two Ukrainians Accused Of Cybercrime

The State Department Announced A $2 Million Reward For Helping Arrest Two Ukrainians Accused Of Cybercrime

The US State Department has set a reward of up to $2 million for information that will help arrest two Ukrainian citizens accused of electronic fraud and infiltrating the database of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

"Today, the US State Department announces awards of up to $1 million in each of the cases for information that will lead to the arrest or prosecution of Ukrainian citizens Artem V. Radchenko and Alexander V. Eremenko for involvement in transnational organized crime, in particular cybercrime," said in a statement.

The reward is announced as part of the state Department's Transnational Organized Crime Program.

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