Convicted in the United States in cyber crime is a citizen of Russia Roman Seleznev has again appeared before the us court in the state of Georgia. On Friday, may 19, according to a statement released by the U.S. Department of justice.
“Roman Seleznyov (…) appeared in court on Federal charges of fraud relating to burglary and theft of Bank data in 2008, RBS Worldpay processing company, located in Atlanta, Georgia. Charges Seleznev was indicted by the Federal jury in this state on 22 December 2014,” the statement reads.
The Federal Prosecutor for the Northern district of Georgia, John Horne believes that Seleznev received two million dollars after hackers stole more than nine million dollars from 2100 ATMs worldwide.
On April 21 the court of Seattle Selezneva was sentenced to 27 years in prison on charges of fraud.
19 April it was reported that Seleznev wrote a letter of repentance, where he took responsibility for their actions, but despite this, prosecutors demanded to sentence him to 30 years imprisonment.
25 August 2016, the 32-year-old Russian was found guilty on 38 criminal counts of 40. The prosecution indicated they suffered damages in the amount of $ 170 million. In the course of the trial, prosecutors argued that in 2014, during the detention Seleznev on his computer was found to be 1.7 million stolen credit card numbers.
Roman Seleznev was arrested by agents of the U.S. Secret service in the Maldives in July 2014, and then shipped to the United States. Protection Selezneva, his father (the Deputy of the state Duma Vladimir Seleznev) and the Russian foreign Ministry called the arrest of a Russian citizen’s kidnapping and violation of international law.