Members of the group “Humpty Dumpty” received three years in prison
Members of the hacker group “Humpty Dumpty” Alexander Filinov and Konstantin Teplyakov received three years in prison. They partially admitted guilt in the breaking of the correspondence of senior officials.
The Moscow city court sentenced the participants of the hacker group “Humpty Dumpty” Filinova Alexander and Konstantin Teplyakov to three years years in a General regime colony, respectively. This decision was made by judge Oleg Muzychenko, the correspondent of RBC. The state prosecution requested Filinova 2.5 years of the colony, and Tepliakova — 3 years. The case was heard behind closed doors, the judge announced only the operative part of the judgment.
The participants of the “Humpty Dumpty” was charged with the offence under article 272 of the criminal code (illegal access to information protected by law). Hackers hacked the correspondence of senior officials and media persons, including Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, his press Secretary Natalya Timakova, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, the Deputy chief of Department of internal policy of the President Timur Prokopenko, General Director of News Media Aram Gabrelyanov.
The victims in the case are officially recognized by the TV presenter Dmitry Kiselev, the presidential aide Andrei Belousov and head of the Directorate of Sberbank Evgeny Kislyakov.
The content of the emails the hackers was partially posted on his blog and was put up for sale. In this case, as admitted in further consequence the group leader Vladimir Anikeyev, the correspondence is partially falsified. The fact that the hackers “modified” correspondence mentioned in the indictment against Filinova and Teplyakov, said RBC a source familiar with their business. The FSB intends to interview those who bought the group stolen correspondence, has added two companion RBC.
Detention in the “case “Humpty Dumpty,” began in October 2016. Originally it had four of the defendants. The leader of the group Anikeev has been sentenced to two years in prison in a specific order, as pleaded guilty and testified against his accomplices. The trial was held behind closed doors, as in the case contain information being the state secret. Another member of the group, Alexander Glazastik, fled abroad.
At the end of may “Rosbalt” reported that investigators of FSB have established the likely fifth member of the band is that Andrei Nekrasov, nicknamed the mad Hatter, who in 2015 moved to Lithuania and received political asylum there. And in July, Interfax has learned that appeared in the case and the sixth person involved — he too fled abroad, and is wanted, the charge brought against him in absentia.