Roman Vega


Roman Vega is a Ukranian who is the co-founder of CarderPlanet, formerly one of the largest carder forums with over 6,000 members. He was sentenced to serve 18 years in prison for his role in co-founding the website CarderPlanet. He began a life of cybercrime in 1990 when he founded Boa Factory, a website that sold stolen credit card information. He was arrested in February 2003 in Cyprus with over 500,000 stolen credit card numbers
and extradited to the US in 2007. He pled guilty in 2009.


Known online as "Boa", "Roman Stepanenko", and "Randy Riolta"

His website remains active until today despite his arrest.