Category: Israel

11th Nov 2019

Israel approves extradition of Russian Hacker to US

On Sunday, Israel’s High Court of Justice rejected the request of Alexei Burkov to be extradited to Russia or in the alternative to be tried in the US but to serve the remainder of his sentence there, instead ordering his extradition to the US to stand trial on charges of cyber fraud. Mr Burkov’s case […]

4th Nov 2019

Israel halts extradition of Russian hacker to US

On Sunday 3 November, Israel’s High Court of Justice ordered a stay on the extradition of Aleksey Burkov to the US. Mr Burkov, a Russian IT specialist, is wanted in the US on charges of money laundering, identity theft, fraud and illegal access of a computer relating to a large-scale credit card fraud. The case […]

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