Russian Lawmaker's Son Convicted of Selling Credit Card Data Online

The son of a Russian lawmaker was convicted in federal court in a hacking and fraud case that has provoked Moscow’s ire. Roman Seleznev of Vladivostok, Russia, was called “one of the most prolific credit card thieves in history” by prosecutors after he allegedly hacked into hundreds of businesses in the U.S. and around the world, stole credit-card data, and sold it on the internet, resulting in more than $169 million in fraud losses.