US turns to rewards in hunt for overseas cyber criminals

This image provided by the FBI shows the FBI's wanted poster of Evgeniy Bogachev. The FBI considers Bogachev one of the world’s most prolific and brilliant cyber criminals, slapping his photos _ bald, beefy-faced and smiling faintly _ on “Wanted” fliers posted online. The Russian would be an ideal target for prosecution _ if only the Justice Department could find him. Unable to bring him into custody in the nine months since his indictment, the government has turned to a time-honored technique long used for more conventional crime: putting a bounty on Bogachev’s head. (AP Photo/FBI)WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI considers Evgeniy Bogachev one of the world’s most prolific and brilliant cyber criminals, slapping his photos — bald, beefy-faced and smiling faintly — on “Wanted” fliers posted online. The Russian would be an ideal target for prosecution — if only the Justice Department could find him.

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