The US accused the citizen of Lithuania to fraud on $100 million
WASHINGTON, March 22 — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. A citizen of Lithuania, Aldas Ramasauskas accused US of fraud for 100 million dollars, reported Tuesday the U.S. attorney’s office for the southern district of new York.
Ramasauskas detained in Lithuania on a temporary order, said prosecutors.
The suspect with the help of e-mail hacking has forced two Internet companies in USA to be transferred to his account more than $ 100 million, according to the indictment. According to prosecutors, the suspect was registered in Lithuania computer company, which copied the name of well-known companies from Asia. Then he sent two companies to the victims of the letter with the requirement to transfer the money that they had authentic Asian company that they did. What companies in the US were affected, not reported, but we are talking about two large multinational firms.
Ramasauskas, at the request of prosecutors, also forged invoices, letters and contract documentation.
The accused in the case of extradition, faces up to 20 years in prison under articles “Fraud” and “Laundering of money”.