Russian Accused of Hacking Into U.S. Stores and Restaurants

July 8, 2014 11:41 PM

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A Russian man recently arrested on bank fraud and other charges hacked into computers at restaurants in Western Washington, hundreds of other retail businesses, and even the Phoenix Zoo, U.S. authorities allege.

Roman Valerevich Seleznev appeared in court in Guam on Monday and was ordered detained until a hearing July 22. Seleznev, 30, the son of a Russian member of parliament, was arrested by the U.S. Secret Service over the weekend. Seleznev, known by the underground name "Track2," hacked into retailers' ...

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