A former Microsoft software engineer has been convicted of 18 federal felonies for stealing more than $10 million from his former employer. 
Volodymyr Kvashuk, who worked at Microsoft from 2016 to 2018, stole “currency stored value,” like online gift cards, and resold them online, according to the US attorney’s office. 
Kvashuk used the money to buy a $1.6 million lakefront home and a $160,000 Tesla. 
He now faces up to 20 years in prison.
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A former Microsoft software engineer has been convicted of stealing $10 million worth of digital currency from his former employer. 

Volodymyr Kvashuk — who worked at Microsoft from August 2016 to June 2018, first as a contractor, then as a full-time employee — was convicted on Tuesday in the US District Court in Seattle after a five-day trial, according to the US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington. 

The court found that Kvashuk had…

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