back to article Canadian Netwalker ransomware crook pleads guilty to million-dollar crimes

A Canadian who used the Netwalker ransomware to attack 17 organisations and had C$30m (US$23.6m) in cash and Bitcoin when police raided his house has been jailed for more than six years. Sebastien Vachons-Desjardins of Gatineau, Ottawa, was sentenced to six years and eight months in prison earlier this month after pleading …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    The newly convicted criminal still faces extradition and trial in the US.

    Oh good, that should add another 50+ years to his Canadian 6.

  2. Jamesit

    I hope he isn't diagnosed as being on the autistic scale. I hate that defense.

  3. mickaroo

    Geography Lesson

    Gatineau isn't Ottawa.

    Gatineau is next to Ottawa.

  4. Bitsminer Silver badge

    Nose, led by

    was arrested last year after the Federal Bureau of Investigation accused him...

    Once again, the FBI leads Canadian police by the nose to the crook. It's never the other way round.

  5. A random security guy

    People still think BTCs are anonymous.

    I'd rather be paid in gold.

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