Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
By The Shark Tank (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

Russian Arrested on Suspicion of Hacking

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:34
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Russia has been heavily discussed in this election cycle. Today, officials from the Czech Republic have confirmed that a Russian citizen has been arrested under suspicion of hacking targets in the United States.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

As reported by Politico, Czech Republic officials collaborated with the FBI and were running under a “red notice” from Interpol, which signals for people who are wanted for extradition.

Without resisting arrest, the suspect was arrested at a central Prague hotel, and authorities said the suspect was actually arrested on October 5th, but the information was delayed because of “tactical reasons.”

The Obama administration has claimed that Russia is behind the recent series of hacks that included internal DNC emails being released that led to DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s resignation and the recent leaked emails from Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta. The hacks are accused of being perpetrated to influence the upcoming Presidential election between Hillary Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R), but Russia has denied the claims and a spokesman for the Russian embassy disregarded the claims as “another piece of nonsense!”

The post Russian Arrested on Suspicion of Hacking appeared first on Shark Tank.

Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories



Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.