The United States has exposed the criminal scheme trade stocks of large organizations, which uses "insider" information obtained by the Ukrainian and Russian hackers said close to the investigation source.
The investigators found nine participants in the illegal scheme. It is expected that on Tuesday they will be indicted in Brooklyn, new York and new Jersey.
A key role in this scheme played hackers from Russia and Ukraine, which, as suggested by the Investigators, was penetrated on corporate servers PRNewswire Association (subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, owned by Warren Buffett) and was there data for brokers, informs Bloomberg referring to is close to the result source. Accomplices of hackers within the USA sold collected when hacking data brokers, which, for its part, used it to purchase shares of dozens of different organizations. It's the 1st registered in the U.S. major case of insider trading using cyberslam showing the vulnerability of financial markets in the digital era. The proceedings initiated by the American Commission on securities and stock exchanges, which Workers said the FBI and the Prosecutor's office in Brooklyn and new York to report suspicious transactions. Later separate trial began intelligence Agency and Federal prosecutors in new Jersey, where the number of transactions on purchase and sale of shares a suspicion of the use of insider information. Investigation of the event lasted more than 2 years, during this period of time the Investigators were able to uncover the scheme of criminal fraud prevailing at the time for about five years. Defendants in the cases under investigation will be held, as expected, nine people in Brooklyn and new Jersey. Parallel is not excluded the filing of civil suits concerning the part of them affected companies.