Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#2145 Lithuanian con artist scams two US tech giants out of $100 million
A man from Lithuania has been arrested after he conned two large technology firms out of $100 million in an elaborate phishing scheme.

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) said on Tuesday that Evaldas Rimasauskas orchestrated a phishing scheme which targeted US technology giants specifically, and he was able to swindle $100 million by pretending to be a legitimate business partner of at least one of the victims.

The 48-year-old allegedly opened a company with the same name as a legitimate Asian manufacturer in Latvia, alongside multiple bank accounts in both the Eastern European country and Cyprus.
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