Lithuanian pleads guilty in U.S. to $100 million fraud against Google, Facebook
A Lithuanian man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to U.S. charges that he helped orchestrate a scheme to defraud Facebook and Google out of more than $100 million, federal prosecutors announced. Evaldas Rimasauskas, 50, entered his plea to one count of wire fraud before U.S. District Judge George Daniels in Manhattan. He faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison at his sentencing, currently scheduled for July 24. Rimasauskas also agreed to forfeit about $49.7 million he personally obtained from the scheme, according to a court filing. (Suite).