Latvian malware author can be extradited to USA




A Latvian programmer who would have developed a trojan that allows millions of euros of bank accounts were seized, should be extradited. To the United States That the European Court has recently decided.

According to the lawyers of the note, Denniss Čalovskis, extradition to the United States in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights would be. Therefore, they stepped into the European Court of Human Rights. The judges are not, however, with Čalovskis and his lawyers agreed: according to them there is no reason to think that the note would be treated badly in the United States.

The programmer would also be responsible for a trojan horse that was used to make in users of Internet banking. Loot money The makers of the malware would be millions of euros and dollars have been stolen. Among European and American bank customers Čalovskis was arrested at the end of 2012. Earlier, the Latvian Foreign Minister turned round against extradition, partly because of the high prison that Čalovskis could get: in the United States he has decades behind bars disappear.

Incidentally, it made errors in the detention of Čalovskis. Thus, it took too long before an independent judge ruled that he was sitting up in custody, that his right to liberty and security would be breached. He also was placed in a metal cage during a hearing in the courtroom, which according to the Court of Human Rights is a derogatory punishment.


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