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January 14, 2015 at 1:32 PM

Accused Russian hacker to get federal public defender

A Russian man accused of trafficking in millions of stolen credit-card numbers will be represented by the Seattle Federal Public Defender’s Office, a judge ruled Wednesday following a closed hearing in U.S. District Court in Seattle. The two private lawyers representing accused international hacker Roman Seleznev were allowed to withdraw their representation following the hearing…


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August 15, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Federal magistrate judge orders accused Russian hacker held

A federal magistrate judge on Friday ordered accused Russian hacker Roman Seleznev detained pending his trial on charges he operated a massive international scheme to steal and re-sell credit-card numbers. Magistrate Judge James C. Donohue concluded that Seleznev posed a flight risk despite a promise to post a $1 million bond — ┬ásecured by $100,000 cash…


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