Attackers get 8 years for extorting $4 million

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 12:43 AM EST

Russian courts sentenced on Tuesday three members of an Internet gang to serve 8 years in prison after finding them guilty of extorting nearly $4 million from U.K. e-commerce firms, according to reports in the Russian media.

The men were identified as Ivan Maksakov, Alexander Petrov, and Denis Stepanov by the Russian News and Information Agency (RIA Novosti).

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