No evidence feds tampered with alleged Russian hacker’s computer, judge says

Mike Carter reports the latest development in the federal prosecution of Russian hacker Roman Seleznev:

A federal judge has refused to suppress key evidence in the pending trial of accused Russian mega-hacker Roman Seleznev.

U.S. District Judge Richard Jones said Seleznev’s accusations that federal agents tampered with his computer — and the dueling opinions of prosecution and defense experts about whether that occurred — should be considered by the jury in Seleznev’s upcoming federal trial.

Sure, because a jury of 12 citizens is perfectly equipped to consider testimony about evidence of computer tampering by the government.

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