Extradited to the USA, the Russians refused to admit guilt in cybercrimes
Russian Peter Levashov, who is accused of the USA in computer fraud, said in court in Bridgeport (Connecticut) about his innocence. This was reported by his lawyer Igor Litvak, reports TASS.
According to the lawyer, the programmer will keep in jail until at least Monday.
Previously 2 Feb Spain gave Levashov United States. The National police of the Kingdom reported that the man suspected in the “creation of a global cyber infrastructure for carrying out illegal activities”, in particular in computer fraud, damage, theft of personal data.
The Russian was detained at the request of the United States in April 2017 in Barcelona, where he was vacationing with his family.
Americans believe that Levashov has created a computer network such as a botnet Kelihos, through which “controlled hundreds of thousands of computers” spread the viruses and extortion.