The Great Financial Services Hack of 2014: A Timeline
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The Great Financial Services Hack of 2014: A Timeline

This page will serve as a living timeline, chronicling the great financial services hack.

December 15, 2016
Joshua Aaron reportedly turns down full asylum in Russia by Russian authorities.

December 14, 2016
Authorities arrest Joshua Aaron at JFK airport in Queens and he pleads not guilty after being charged in connection with an alleged hacking conspiracy.

November 10, 2016
Ricardo Hill is charged with running, an unlicensed bitcoin exchange, a ninth alleged member of a group accused of hacking Fidelity and other financial giants.

October 10, 2016
Joshua Aaron, a suspect tied to hacking attacks on Fidelity who is being detained in Russia, is negotiating with U.S. officials to return to the United States.

July 2016
Authorities arrest Ziv Orenstein and Gery Shalon, co-conspirators of the great financial services hack, for a securities fraud scheme and the hacking of nine financial institutions, as well as identity theft, unlawful Internet gambling and money laundering. The duo are extradited to New York to stand trial.

May 20, 2016
A Russian judge fines Joshua Aaron $80 and order him deported.

May 8, 2016
The Jerusalem District Court and the Israeli Justice Ministry approve the extradition of Ziv Orenstein and Gery Shalon, two men accused of hacking and securities fraud.

November 11, 2015
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara releases a previously-sealed 68-page indictment accusing Joshua Aaron, Zic Orenstein and Gery Shalon of masterminding a "cybercriminal enterprise operated through hundreds of employees, co-conspirators, and infrastructure in over a dozen countries." In addition, J.P. Morgan, TD Ameritrade and Scottrade confirm that they were also victims of the hacking conspiracy. Fidelity stays mute.

July 21, 2015
Authorities arrest four people in Israel and Florida for complex securities fraud scheme tied to the computer hacks of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and other financial institutions.

June 2, 2015
The feds issue an arrest warrant for Joshua Aaron.

May 23, 2015
Joshua Aaron arrives in Russia via Ukraine.

April 2014
Gery Shalon and his co-conspirators unlawfully access the network of victim-2, allegedly Fidelity, though they have declined to confirm it.

The alleged timeframe of the conspiracy.

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