"S3" Cybercrime Ring Members Convicted and Sentenced

Press Release

On June 21, 2012, Shaheed Bilal, a/k/a "Sha," the leader of the "S3" cybercrime ring was sentenced, along with 15 other members of “S3,” a credit card forgery and identity theft ring based in Brooklyn that compromised hundreds of bank accounts, and fraudulently purchased Apple products from stores around the country to resell for profit. Bilal was sentenced to four-and-a-half-to-nine years in state prison. One of his brothers, Rahim Bilal, a/k/a “Marlo,” a/k/a “Starlo,” was previously sentenced to two-to-six years in prison. Another brother, Ali Bilal, a/k/a “Ackii,” was previously sentenced to one-to-three years in prison. Each of the brothers pleaded guilty to Grand Larceny in the Second Degree.