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September 11, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Russian accused of hacking seeks new detention

The Associated Press SEATTLE — Lawyers for the Russian man charged with hacking into the computer systems of businesses throughout the U.S. are asking a federal judge in Seattle to hold a hearing as soon as possible so they can make their case for moving Roman Seleznev out of a Special Housing Unit. The lawyers say his…

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July 7, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Russian arrested in hacking case filed in Seattle

The Associated Press SEATTLE — The U.S. Secret Service has arrested a Russian man who is accused of hacking store computers to steal thousands of credit card numbers. The agency isn’t saying where the 30-year-old Moscow man, Roman Valerevich Seleznev, was arrested Saturday, but he was transported to Guam for an initial court appearance and detained for…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: bank fraud, computer hacking, U.S. Attorney's Office

May 9, 2013 at 11:14 AM

State courts office hacked; Social Security, driver-license numbers may have been accessed

The Associated Press OLYMPIA – The Washington state Administrative Office of the Courts was hacked in February, and up to 160,000 Social Security numbers and 1 million driver license numbers may have been accessed during the data breach of its public website. Officials with the courts announced Thursday that so far, it has been confirmed that 94…

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