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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Moscow has asked Thailand to extradite the Ukrainian hacker who want to get USA

Russian Prosecutor General’s office was sent to Thailand’s request to extradite Russian citizen Dmitry Ukrainian, which previously detained the authorities of the Asian country at the request of the United States. American intelligence agencies believe that it was a group of hackers who stole millions of dollars by computer viruses.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

The question of the fate of the Russians was raised during the negotiations of the Prosecutor General of Russia and his Thai colleagues, reported RIA Novosti referring to the official representative of the Russian Ministry Alexander kurinny. According to him, Moscow is satisfied with how the extradition and deportation of a Russian citizen.

The Ukrainian businessman Dmitry, who has lived in Thailand for over ten years, was detained in mid-July at the request of the United States. The FBI accuses him of forming a criminal group, whose members via malicious software stole more than 28 million dollars from Bank cards of Americans and citizens of other countries and in money laundering.

The Ukrainian all charges in his address denies. On 21 July, the Thai authorities issued a court order according to which the Russians were temporarily arrested in connection with the consideration of the question of extradition to the United States.

Earlier, Washington brought similar charges several Russians living in other countries. For example, arrested in Holland four years ago, Vladimir drinkman, in February this year, was extradited to the United States.

Him and three other Russian citizens accused of stealing data of more than 160 million Bank cards of payment systems Heartland Payment Systems, as well as attack a number of other organizations. The prosecution insisted that the damage caused by their activities amounted to 300 million dollars.

In turn, the Russian foreign Ministry accused Washington of continued “flawed” and violates international law practice of hunting for Russian citizens, not demanding conclusive evidence of their guilt.

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