Netherlands is Russian hacker extradited to US




Netherlands is a Russian hacker who is suspected of large scale hacks extradited to the United States. Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice decided. Russia wanted the hacker also extradited.

Was discussed for two years on the extradition of Russian hacker Vladimir Drinkman. In April ruled the court all that the Netherlands may Drinkman extradited to the United States or Russia, and Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice has now cut the knot, reports NRC: the hacker who is in Amsterdam Bijlmerbajes be extradited to the United States. There, waiting for him to 20 years in prison.

Drinkman Halfway through 2012 along with a co-defendant arrested . The men would have been a member of a group of five hackers who between 2005 and 2012, 160 million credit card details would have captured. She would have delivered hundreds of millions of dollars. The attackers are said to have arrived by using so-called sql injections.

Russia wanted the hacker also extradited but Opstelten decided that the hacker still go to the United States, partly because the country was first requested extradition. Also, the only way to get him to the United States: Russia does not nationals, but the United States can Drinkman myself over to Russia.

According to NRC, however, existed at the Ministry fears that the Russians Drinkman did not prosecute, but wanted to protect him properly. The vague indictment against the Russians Drinkman had drawn up there would indicate. Lawyer Bart Stapert of Drinkman going to try to extradition still prevent a lawsuit.



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