Russian Man Charged With Hacking US Tech Firms Extradited

Law360 (March 30, 2018, 5:14 PM EDT) -- A Russian man on Friday pled not guilty in California federal court to charges of hacking into computers belonging to three San Francisco-based tech companies, including LinkedIn Corp., after the Czech Republic ordered him extradited to the U.S., against the wishes of Russia, which wanted to prosecute him for a separate case.

Yevgeniy Nikulin, 30, of Moscow, fought his extradition since his October 2016 arrest in Prague on a nine-count indictment charging him with using stolen identities to illegally access computers owned by the tech firms during a three-month span in 2012, potentially exposing sensitive data on up to 100 million users....

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