Georgia extradited to the US a suspect in the hacking Russian

Georgia extradited to the US a suspect in the hacking Russian

Moscow. September 7. INTERFAX.RU — the Georgian Authorities conducted the extradition to the US of Russian Andrey Tyurin, the American side suspected of causing significant damage to the hacker attacks, said on Friday the United States secret service.


“Today, the secret service, in coordination with the FBI and the US attorney General’s office, announce the extradition of a Russian hacker who is responsible for the largest theft of consumer data in the entire history of American financial institutions”, — stated in a press release this structure.

The document notes that we are talking about 35-year resident of Moscow Andrei Tyurin. He was extradited from Georgia.

The secret service noted that the Russian is already in new York, later on Friday he will appear before the magistrate. The consideration of his case in court, as planned, will begin on 25 September 2018. The citizen of the Russian Federation was charged on nine counts. In the most serious of them he faces up to 30 years in prison.

“Tyurin was detained by the Georgian authorities in the U.S. on charges related to his participation in a massive hacker attack aimed at U.S. financial institutions, brokerage companies and other US companies”, — stated in a press release.

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