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3 indicted over alleged $100M computer scam

3 indicted over alleged $100M computer scam

Two Americans and a Swede have been indicted on federal charges that accuse them of conning people into buying more than $100 million in bogus software by convincing them their computers were infected by malicious programs.
A federal grand jury in Chicago returned indictments Wednesday against 26-year-old James Reno, Bjorn Daniel Sundin and Shaileshkumar Jain.
Sundin is a 31-year-old Swedish citizen believed to live in Sweden. Jain is a 40-year-old American authorities believe is in the Ukraine.
The indictment says Jain and Sundin sold a pieces of bogus software through their company, Innovative Marketing Inc. Reno is accused of running call centers for Innovative Marketing.
None of the three are in custody.


Updated : 2021-08-04 02:03 GMT+08:00