Czech police arrest Russian suspected of LinkedIn hack

October 19, 2016 8:21 PM

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Czech authorities have arrested a man U.S. officials and LinkedIn believe stole personal information about millions of users of the social network for professionals, the FBI said.

Yevgeniy Nikulin, identified by law enforcement officials Wednesday as Russian citizen, was arrested at a Prague hotel Oct. 5 on charges stemming from the 2012 data breach.

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