Son Of Russian Lawmaker Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison

Wochit Headline News - April 21, 2017

The son of a Russian lawmaker was sentenced on Friday by a U.S.

federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of hacking into U.S.

small businesses and financial institutions, causing more than $169 million in damages.

Roman Seleznev was found guilty last year by a jury in Seattle on 38 counts in a scheme that prosecutors said involved hacking into point-of-sale computers to steal credit card numbers and sell them on the Internet..

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