Russian hacker to the US was sentenced to 9 years in prison

Российского хакера в США приговорили к 9 годам тюрьмы

Court of the United States recognized the Russian hacker Alexey Burkov guilty to stealing credit card numbers, the damage is estimated at $ 20 million. It is reported by UNN with reference to Deutsche Welle.

“The Russian Alexey Burkov recognized in the United States guilty of cyber crimes and sentenced to 9 years imprisonment. The prosecution requested the sentence Burkova to 15-year sentence, but the court considered them served 4.5 years in prison in Israel, as well as the time spent in custody in the US since November last year”, – writes the edition.

So, Burke pleaded guilty. He made a deal with the investigation and pleaded guilty to fraud, identity theft and fraud, illegal access to computer systems and money laundering.

According to the prosecution, the Russians ruled the Cardplanet website, which sold stolen card numbers. The damage is estimated at $ 20 million, just Burkov could steal data 150 thousand cards, some of them belonged to the Americans.

It is noted, that 29-year-old native of St. Petersburg in November was issued by the Israeli authorities in the United States despite the protests of Russian officials. According to Israeli officials, Russia has been trying to prevent the results Burkova, exchanging it for an Israeli Naama Issachar, who was convicted in Moscow for 7 years for drugs.

Recall that in Kharkiv region the security Service of Ukraine blocked the illegal activities of a group of persons who used special technical means to steal money from Bank cards of citizens of Ukraine, USA and EU.

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