Spain extradites to the USA the Russian programmer Lisova
MADRID, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. The Spanish court decided to extradite to the USA Russian programmer Stanislaus Lisova, according to the National court of justice.
The court came to the conclusion that “American competent jurisdiction for trial on these facts.” Despite the fact that the suspect was not in the USA, “most of the victims live in this country, and the crime was committed through the Internet.”
The court also acknowledged the arguments of the lawyers Lisova — the vagueness of the facts which he is suspected, the lack of jurisdiction of the American authorities, and that the international arrest warrant was issued after his arrest in Barcelona.
The defense said it would appeal the court’s decision.
Lisova arrested in Barcelona in January 2017 on the basis of the request of the United States, which announced Lisova on the international wanted list. The hearing, which considered the issue of extradition of Russian citizen, was held in Madrid on 20 July, it Lisov pleaded not guilty.
In the USA the Russian programmer is suspected of developing a “banking Trojan” NeverQuest, which was used to steal Bank data.
Database of stolen information and balances found in the study of the servers in France and Germany. It is argued that foxes did not work alone, but the Spanish side are no data on how many people is “criminal organization”. The investigation of this case in the United States conducted in 2014.
In the United States Lisov threaten to 35 years in prison.