Conspiracy to Commit Computer Intrusion and Damage


Photograph taken in approximately October of 2022


Amin Stigal


Date(s) of Birth Used October 1, 2002 (true), August 1, 1996 (fictitious)
Place of Birth Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
Hair Brown
Eyes Brown
Race White
Languages Russian, English, Arabic


The Rewards For Justice Program, United States Department of State, is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the location of Amin Timovich Stigal.


Stigal has ties to the Republic of Dagestan, Russia.


Amin Timovich Stigal is wanted for his alleged involvement in criminal cyber activities between August of 2021 and February of 2022.  During that time, Stigal allegedly conspired to commit computer intrusions targeting Ukrainian critical infrastructure.  Stigal allegedly conspired to gain unauthorized access to computers associated with the Ukrainian government, resulting in the destruction of those systems in advance of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  He further allegedly conspired to enable cyber activity against the United States government and private sector infrastructure.  The federal indictment charges Stigal with a computer hacking conspiracy intended to deploy destructive malware and take other disruptive actions.  A federal arrest warrant was issued for Stigal in the United States District Court, District of Maryland, Greenbelt, Maryland, on June 25, 2024, after he was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Computer Intrusion and Damage.


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