back to article ShinyHunters chief phisherman gets 3 years, must cough up $5M

A key member of the ShinyHunters cybercrime group is facing three years in the slammer and being forced to return $5 million in criminal proceeds. Sebastien Raoult, 22, was in charge of developing websites for ShinyHunters that mimicked the real login pages of major brands. The group would send phishing emails to employees …

  1. alain williams Silver badge

    Is $5million his net worth ?

    If not, why not ?

    Please include monies that he might have salted away to family/friends.

    1. MiguelC Silver badge

      Re: Is $5million his net worth ?

      "According to estimates, the large volume of sales during this period netted the group more than $6 million."

      He was just one of several (many?), so probably does *not* have 5$ million to give back.

  2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    I'd have hoped a sentence would have been long enough to serve as a deterrent to others.

  3. ChrisElvidge

    Mr Raoult's motive was pure greed

    Could be said of higher management of any corporation.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    $5 million you say?

    Hmmm, now how could I raise that kind of dough…..?

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