IRGC-AFFILIATED CYBER ACTORS
Conspiracy to Commit Computer Intrusion; Computer Intrusion; Aggravated Identity Theft; Aiding and Abetting
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February 13, 2019
Mojtaba Masoumpour, Behzad Mesri, Hossein Parvar, and Mohamad Paryar are wanted for their alleged involvement in criminal activities to include computer intrusion and aggravated identity theft. The Iranian cyber conspirators conspired to commit computer intrusions targeting certain United States Government Agents, using malicious code, fictitious and imposter online personas and accounts, and information gathered about the victims to gain unauthorized access to protected computers and computer networks. They conducted this activity at the behest of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). On February 8, 2019, a grand jury in the United States District Court, District of Columbia, indicted the individuals and federal arrest warrants were issued for them after they were charged with Conspiracy to Commit Computer Intrusion, Computer Intrusion, Aggravated Identity Theft, and Aiding and Abetting.
THESE INDIVIDUALS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED AN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT RISK
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