A Russian man accused of creating a computer virus that infected more than 1.4 million computers in order to steal bank account data has pleaded guilty in a U.S. court.
U.S. prosecutors say Panin was the main developer and distributor of malware called "SpyEye."
They say the virus affected more than 10,000 bank accounts at 253 financial institutions.
Court papers say Panin operated from
One of Panin's clients is thought to have stolen more than
The 24-year-old Panin was arrested in
Based on reporting by AP and AFP
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