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Some quick notes re Jain and the charges of money laundering

May 31st 2010 in Uncategorized

The indictment filed against Sam Jain gives an indication of the sort of money Jain was making from his fake Symantec software.

The indictment lists the following international money transfers:

  • approximately US$150,000 transferred on 15 March 2005 from a New York account into a Swiss account
  • approximately US$561,000 transferred on 11 May 2005 from a New York account into a Swiss account
  • approximately US$3,000,000 transferred on 23 May 2005 from a New York account into a Swiss account
  • approximately US$50,000 transferred on 5 December 2005 from a New York account to a Swiss account

Total = US$3,761,000

Internal (within the USA) transfers included:

  • US$5,658,761.15 transferred from an investment account to a New York account; and
  • US$1,000,000 transferred from the New York account to another account.

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I am pleased to report that on 26 May 2010, in the United States District Court (Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division) documents were filed by the Special March 2010 Grand Jury which charged Bjorn Daniel Sundin, Shaileshkumar P Jain (aka Sam Jain) and James Reno with one count of computer fraud and conspiracy to […]

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