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Georgian-born Israeli Gery “Gabi” Shalon has become known for hacking JP Morgan and other US financial institutions, brokerage firms and financial media. It was the largest theft of customer data from a U.S. financial institution in history. The U.S. prosecutors charged Shalon with committing these crimes with Joshua Samuel Aaron, aka “Mike Shields,” and Ziv Orenstein, aka “Aviv Stein” and “John Avery” in the United States.
[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”11900″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_border”][vc_column_text]Shalon’s cybercrime organization orchestrated computer network hacks and cyberattacks. He operated unlawful internet casinos and illicit payment processors. Shalon also owned and controlled the illegal U.S.-based Bitcoin exchange Coin.mx. Shalon awas arrested in July 2015 by the Israel Police and extradited to the United States ind 2015.
Allegedly, Gery “Gabi” Shalon entered into a plea agreement with the U.S. Government and paid some $400 million. Currently, he is still waiting for his trial and is held in New York. It is assumed that Shalon supports the U.S. authorities in their fight against the Russian hacker scene.
Shalon purportedly snitched on his Russian co-conspirator Andrej Tyurin who was arrested in 2018 in Georgia and extradited to the United States. Tyurin pleaded guilty to the JP Morgan hack.
Shalon is a close partner of the Russian Vladislav “Vlad” Smirnov and the Israeli Gal Barak.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”11902″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_3d”][vc_btn title=”Read more on FinTelegram” color=”warning” size=”lg” align=”center” button_block=”true” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffintelegram.news%2Ftag%2Fgery-shalon||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]
- Citizen: Israel
- Place of living: New York (held by the U.S. Government)
- Born: 1984