Skip to comments.The US Arrested an Alleged Russian Hacker — And Russia Is Pissed
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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There will definitely be Russian retaliation. Be careful when travelling abroad, some random american is going to end up in a Moscow prison.
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?
Not to worry the spineless ZERO will cave and give him back.
He will be traded for our hacker, what’s his name now?