It all started with a phone call in the middle of the night.
A Russian computer hacker is accused of leading a worldwide conspiracy that targeted hundreds of thousands of computers with malware that enabled his group to steal more than $100 million from business and other bank accounts.
A judge is expected to decide today whether to unfreeze the financial assets of a Pitt medical researcher accused in the poisoning death of his wife.
When Dr. Robert Ferrante’s assets were frozen last summer after he was charged in the cyanide poisoning death of his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein, it was estimated the couple’s joint accounts totaled about $900,000 and that Ferrante individually has access to about $2.5 million.