Prosecutors Charge Two Men for Roles in Criminal Doxing Group ViLE
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Prosecutors for the Eastern District of New York unsealed criminal complaints against two men, Sagar Steven Singh, also known as Weep, and Nicholas Ceraolo, 25, who allegedly also went by the handles Convict and Ominus, for their roles in a group of cybercriminal doxers known to its members as ViLE.
The government alleges the defendants and other members of ViLE use various methods to obtain victims’ personal information, including tricking customer service employees, submitting fraudulent legal processes to social media companies to elicit users’ registration information, co-opting and corrupting corporate insiders, searching public and private online databases, accessing a nonpublic United States government database without authorization, and unlawfully using official email accounts belonging to other countries.
The complaint says that once they obtained a victim’s information, Singh and Ceraolo would post it in an online forum. The government refer…
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