Lithuanian pleads guilty in U.S. to massive fraud against Google, Facebook

FILE PHOTO - Evaldas Rimasauskas (L) is seated ahead of a verdict announcement in his extradition case at a court in Vilnius, Lithuania on July 17, 2017. REUTERS/Andrius Sytas/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Lithuanian man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to U.S. charges that he helped orchestrate a scheme to defraud Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google out of more than $100 million, federal prosecutors announced. Evaldas Rimasauskas, 50, entered his plea to one count of wire fraud before U.S. District Judge George Daniels […]

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