Russian hacker wanted in the United States appeared before the court

Russian Evgeny Nikulin, who is suspected of Commission of hacker attacks, appeared before a court in the United States. This reports the San Francisco Chronicle.

In Federal court in San Francisco he was charged with nine points, but Nikulin has pleaded not guilty.

The prosecution is asking for men to 10 years in prison and a $250 thousand fine. Nikulin himself denies that is a hacker. His lawyers already stated that the case of their client in the U.S. are politically motivated.

March 30, Czech Republic extradited Nikulin in the United States.

He was detained in Prague in October 2016, at the request of the FBI. He is accused by the California court in the Commission of hacker attacks on targets in the United States. In particular, he is suspected in the hacking of LinkedIn, Formspring and other sites. Media reported that the FBI also questioned Nikulin in the case of the hacking of the servers of the US Democratic party. The Bureau have not confirmed this information.

The TASS news Agency notes that the issuance Nikulina sought and Russia. In Russia he was accused of stealing via the Internet $3.5 thousand in 2009.




Russian hacker wanted in the United States appeared before the court 31.03.2018

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