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3Novices:Russian hacker given 27-year jail sentence by US, then lawyer claims political persecution

A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the US for a cybercrime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 US businesses and stealing millions of credit card numbers, which he then sold on special websites.
Roman Seleznev was sentenced to 27 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly US$170 million in restitution to the business and banks that were the victims of his multi-year scheme.
Prior to his sentencing,…
April 22, 2017 at 04:35AM http://ift.tt/2pmVfWk
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