The longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case was pronnounced Friday

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He was also ordered to pay nearly $170 million in restitution to the business and banks that were the victims of his multiyear scheme. He apologized to his victims and said he was remorseful for his crimes. Seleznev was first indicted in 2011 on 29 felony charges and captured in 2014. A jury found him guilty on 38 charges, including nine counts of hacking and 10 counts of wire fraud. For 15 years, Seleznev broke into the payment systems of hundreds of businesses. He had more than 2.9 million unique credit card numbers in his possession when he was arrested. Seleznev was “living like a mob boss” and spent money on fast cars, expensive boats and luxury trips around the world.

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