In the USA the Russian programmer Peter Levashov filed new charges. On Friday, April 21, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the acting Deputy assistant attorney General Trevor McFadden.
“Only yesterday, a court in Connecticut has put forward charges against him on eight counts in that he was the head of Kelihos botnet” — he said.
According to the Agency, informed the Federal court of the state of Alaska the Russians had charged to two counts of Internet fraud and illegal interception of electronic communications. Previously, the Ministry of justice stated that many years ago against Levashova cases were opened in Michigan and Washington (DC).
On 9 April it was reported about the detention of Peter Levashov in Barcelona, at the request of the United States. In Spain, the programmer vacationing with his wife. According to her, the police broke into their apartment in the night, showed some documents without printing and said that the Russians allegedly created a virus that has brought the Republican Donald trump to victory in the presidential election in the United States in November of 2016.