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Russian Hacker Extradited to US for Trading on Stolen Information

December 21, 2021

The man, Vladislav Klyushin, 41, of Moscow, Russia, was arrested in Switzerland on March 21, 2021. Also known as Vladislav Kliushin, he was charged alongside four other Russians allegedly involved in the same scheme.

According to an indictment the United States Department of Justice unsealed on Monday, the individuals conspired to gain unauthorized access to computers and to commit wire fraud and securities fraud.

Ivan Ermakov, aka Ivan Yermakov, 35; Nikolai Rumiantcev, aka Nikolay Rumyantsev, 33; Mikhail Vladimirovich Irzak, aka Mikka Irzak, 43; and Igor Sergeevich Sladkov, 42, were also changed for their involvement in the scheme.

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