Weekly Roundup: Group Allegedly Hacks into 15 Financial Institutions, Austrian Central Banker Accused of Laundering, and More

Eight individuals were charged in federal court on Wednesday with identity theft and money laundering, the Associated Press reported. Ukrainian national Oleksiy Sharapka and others are accused of stealing $15 million by gaining unauthorized access to bank accounts at 15 financial institutions, including Citibank and JPMorgan Chase. The suspects allegedly used prepaid debit cards, ATMs and wire transfers via Western Union and MoneyGram to steal the funds. More The vice-governor of Austria's central bank and eight others were charged with bribery and money laundering, according to Bloomberg. Wolfgang Duchatczek and others are accused of paying $18.6 million to secure money...