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United States extradites convicted Russian hacker to Russia

Reuters WORLD
Published September 28,2021

The United States has extradited to Russia a Russian national sentenced to nine years in jail for cybercrimes, the RIA news agency cited Russia's Interior Ministry as saying on Tuesday.

Aleksei Burkov was jailed in June 2020 for operating two websites devoted to the facilitation of payment card fraud, computer hacking, and other crimes, the U.S. Department of Justice said when he was sentenced.