In the United States court sentenced a Russian citizen Mark Vartanian to imprisonment for a term of five years on charges of fraud and the development of the computer virus.
The verdict against the Russians, who in March was convicted of hacking, the court ruled in Atlanta (Georgia), reports news Agency «Interfax».
According to the court, Vartanian guilty in the development and spread of computer virus that steals personal and financial information. Investigators estimate the damage from the virus could reach about $ 500 million.
Vardanyan will spend in prison for another three years: he will be «counted» for two years, during which he was under arrest in Norway, where he was extradited to the United States at the end of last year.