An Algerian man who is believed to be the creator of the infamous Banking Trojan "SpyEye" was extradited from Thailand to the United States to face charges.
Hamza Bendelladj, 24-year-old, also known as Bx1, will face charges for allegedly playing a role in developing, marketing ,distributing and controlling the SpyEye virus, according to FBI report.
SpyEye is a Banking Trojan(similar to Zeus virus) that steals confidential personal data and finance information such as online banking credentials , credit card information.
He was arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, on Jan 5, while he was in transit from Malaysia to Egypt.
If convicted, he will face a maximum sentence of up to 30 years in prison for conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud; up to 20 years for each wire fraud count; up to five years for conspiracy to commit computer fraud; up to five or 10 years for each count of computer fraud; and fines of up to $14 million.