Canadian man indicted in international cybercrime case

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A Canadian man was federally indicted for his role in a number of cybercrimes affecting the U.S. and Canada in 2018.

Matthew Philbert, 31, was arrested in Ottawa on Nov. 30 by the Ottawa Provincial Police, according to the FBI.

Philbert was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit fraud and related activity in connection with computers and one count of fraud and related activity in connection with computers, according to the release.

“Today’s unsealed indictment is a great example of the importance of international partnerships to combat the evolving and growing threat of cybercrimes,” said acting U.S. Attorney Bryan Wilson of the District of Alaska in

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