37-year-old Russian Hacker, Andrei Tyurin was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the theft of personal information from several financial institutions, brokerage firms, financial news publishers and other large American companies. Among these was J.P. Morgan, which, as a result, suffered one of the largest thefts of U.S. customer data. More than 80 million J.P. Morgan Chase customers were affected.
Tyurin was charged with computer intrusion, wire fraud, bank fraud, and illegal online gambling offences. Other major targets included E*Trade, Scottrade and the WallStreet Journal.