Dutch Judge Approves Hacking Suspect’s Extradition to US

AP reports:

A Dutch judge has approved the extradition to the United States of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack.

Tuesday’s ruling at The Hague District Court clears the way for Vladimir Drinkman to be sent to New Jersey, where he is one of four Russians and a Ukrainian charged in a sophisticated data breach that netted at least 160 million credit and debit card numbers and resulted in losses of hundreds of millions of dollars over seven years.

Read more on ABC.

If the news sounds familiar, you’re probably recalling a previous AP report that he had been cleared for extradition, but that had been appealed.  AFP has additional details in The Guardian.

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