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The US Arrested an Alleged Russian Hacker And Russia Is Pissed
Vice News ^ | July 8, 2014 | 3:39 pm | Jordan Larson

Posted on 07/08/2014 10:08:18 PM PDT by WhiskeyX

In the latest disagreement between Russia and the US, a 30-year-old Russian national has been arrested for allegedly hacking US retailers, gaining access to credit card information, and selling it.

Roman Valerevich Seleznev was arrested while vacationing with his family in the Maldives; he was subsequently transported to Guam. In a statement on its website, the Russian Foreign Ministry denounced the arrest, referring to it as a “kidnapping” and “the latest unfriendly move from Washington."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: guam; hacking; maldives; seleznev

1 posted on 07/08/2014 10:08:18 PM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: WhiskeyX

There will definitely be Russian retaliation. Be careful when travelling abroad, some random american is going to end up in a Moscow prison.


2 posted on 07/08/2014 10:28:04 PM PDT by MrShoop
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To: WhiskeyX

Guy is a well-known criminal hacker, indicted in 2011.

The guy travels all over the world, so the question is, why was he arrested NOW, and taken to Guam, not CONUS, and not while he was in Europe?


3 posted on 07/08/2014 11:10:27 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: WhiskeyX

Not to worry the spineless ZERO will cave and give him back.


4 posted on 07/09/2014 1:12:19 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Why would ANYBODY want to be President after the mess ZERO is leaving?)
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To: tcrlaf

He will be traded for our hacker, what’s his name now?


5 posted on 07/09/2014 5:48:19 AM PDT by refermech
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