May 092016

There’s an update to a case previously noted on this site. Ellen Nakashima reports:

An alleged hacker with the Syrian Electronic Army, a group that supports the Syrian government, has been extradited to the United States from Germany on charges of conspiracy linked to a hacking-related extortion scheme, U.S. officials said Monday.

Peter Romar, 36, was put on a plane to Dulles International Airport on Monday, the officials said. He is expected to appear in federal court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Tuesday.

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