Vladimir Levin

Biography: 

Levin was delivered into U.S. custody in September 1997, and tried in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. In his plea agreement he admitted to only one count of conspiracy to defraud and to stealing US$3.7 million. In February 1998 he was convicted and sentenced to three years in jail, and ordered to make restitution of US$240,015. Citibank claimed that all but US$400,000 of the stolen US$10.7 million had been recovered.

Facts

individual famed for his involvement in the attempt to fraudulently transfer US$10.7 million via Citibank's computers.

Three of his accomplices were arrested attempting to withdraw funds.

Rumors

Believed to be living in a box drinking cheap vodka.

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