In the US, the Ukrainian hacker was given 2.5 years in prison

In the United States sentenced a 29-year-old hacker from Kiev Vadim Yermolovich to 2,5 years of prison for criminal acts in the financial markets. About it reports Reuters with reference to the Prosecutor’s office, reports “Correspondent”.

It is reported that Ermolovich was a member of the scheme to trade in stolen, but not yet officially published financial data.

American prosecutors say that the actions of the Ukrainian hacker recognized in the United States the largest game hacking financial markets. The result Ermolovich received more than $ 100 million (of 76.96 million pounds) legal profit.

We will remind, in February of last year, the Ukrainian Vadim Ermolovich admitted in a us court with theft of unpublished press releases, which were then used for insider trading.