Western Express Cybercriminals Convicted at Trial Sentenced to Significant State Prison Time

Press Release

On August 8, 2013, Douglas Latta was sentenced to 22-to-44 years in state prison in connection to the eight-year-long investigation and prosecution of a cybercrime ring that extended from the Ukraine to Brooklyn. Members of the criminal organization were convicted of trafficking more than 95,000 stolen credit card numbers, resulting in more than $5 million in credit card fraud. Among other charges, members of the cybercrime ring pleaded guilty to charges of Money Laundering, Grand Larceny, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, Scheme to Defraud, and Conspiracy.