South Korea extradited Russian citizen Dunaev, accused of cyberattacks to the United States


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South Korea has extradited Russian citizen Vladimir Dunayev to the United States, accused of cybercrimes, according to the US Department of Justice.

According to the department, Dunaev appeared before a US federal court. He was charged with complicity in transnational cybercrime and the creation of the Trickbot virus, designed to steal personal and financial information.

According to the text of the indictment, from November 2015 to August 2020, Dunaev and his accomplices stole money, confidential information and damaged computer systems from unsuspecting victims, including individuals, financial institutions, school districts, utilities, government agencies and private businesses. … If found guilty on all counts, the Russian citizen may be sentenced to a maximum sentence of 60 years in prison.

The department noted that this is the second arrest of a foreign citizen in the Trickbot case abroad in recent months.


Source: Росбалт by www.rosbalt.ru.

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