Gery Shalon – The Plea Deal and the forfeited fortune of a cybercrime mastermind
In 2015, U.S. prosecutors charged the Georgia-born Israeli citizen Gery "Gabi" Shalon in a twenty-three count Superseding Indictment. He was charged with computer hacking, securities fraud, aggravated identity theft, illegal online gambling, illegal money transmitting business, and money laundering. Most of the files are still unsealed. What is known now is that in April 2017, Shalon has pled guilty to all 23 counts and made a plea deal with prosecutors that included transferring all seized funds and assets to the United States. We are talking about a real big fortune. We are talking about a real big fortune including a $74.7M bank account.