Yesterday's Boston Globe reports a link between a 24-year-old Ukrainian and the data breach at TJX Companies. The United States Secret Service arrested Maksym Yastremskiy on July 26 outside a nightclub in the beach resort town of Kemer, Turkey. It is unclear whether he is the mastermind behind the theft of more than 45 million TJX credit card accounts stolen over a two-year period.
Yastremskiy's arrest was first reported in the The Wall Street Journal two weeks ago, although he was not linked to TJX until now. The Wall Street Journal report says a sealed indictment filed in … Read more