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Freedom Hosting Admin Still Losing Extradition Battle

Eric Eoin Marques, the alleged owner and operator of the defunct hidden service host “Freedom Hosting,” recently launched a judicial review in an attempt to end the impending extradition to the United States. Ireland arrested the 32-year-old in 2013 after receiving a provisional extradition request from the US. Since the arrest, Marques appealed the case several times, but employed a ... Read More »

US Fights Russia Over Alleged BTC-e Founder Extradition

A Greek court cleared the way for Alexander Vinnik, a suspected operator of the Bitcoin exchange formerly known as BTC-e, to be cleared for extradition to the United States. Vinnik faces money laundering charges in the US. However, as a Russian citizen, Vinnik protested the extradition to the US and agreed to surrender himself to Russia. Russia issued an extradition ... Read More »

Russia Clash with the U.S over Extradition of Cybercriminal from Greece

Reports from a Greek judicial official reveals that Russia and the United States have once locked horns again after Russia sought an extradition of a Russian national believed to be a cybercriminal who was arrested in Greece at the request of the United States. Aleksandr Vinnik was the mastermind of the crime organization accused of laundering over $4 billion in ... Read More »

Czech Court Approves Extradition Of LinkedIn Hacker: But To The US Or Russia?

A judge in the Czech Republic approved the extradition of Russian hacker Yevgeny Nikulin, a.k.a. “Peace” or “peace_of_mind”, who is accused of serious crimes in both the US and Russia. The cybercriminal can be extradited based on the current charges. However, the court did not specify which country. The Russian hacker was arrested in a joint operation between the Federal ... Read More »

Freedom Hosting Owner Files Another Appeal to Fight US Extradition

In December 2015, the High Court in Dublin ordered the extradition of Eric Eoin Marques, the accused-host of Freedom Hosting. The extradition of Marques, a 31-year-old Dublin man who held both Irish and US citizenships, halted pending two appeal cases. He appealed the extradition and that Ireland had no right to try him (and why the Director of Public Prosecutions ... Read More »

Russia And US Compete For Czech Extradition Of LinkedIn Hacker

Yevgeny Nikulin a.k.a Peace, a 29-year-old Russian citizen was accused of hacking US social media platforms including LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring. Nikulin was arrested in a Prague hotel’s restaurant on October 5 in a joint action between the FBI and Czech law enforcement authorities. Now, being held in detention in the Czech Republic, both Russia and the US wants the ... Read More »

Indicted Silk Road Admin Will Appeal Extradition Within 10 Days

Gary Davis, the Irishman ordered to be extradited to the U.S. in order to stand trial for his role as a Silk Road admin, told the press that he will be appealing the decision. Davis, formerly known as Libertas, has been fighting the extradition case for close to three years in opposition to “being dumped into an American Gulag to ... Read More »

Irishman Fighting Extradition to U.S. for His Part in Silk Road

The U.S. Government and Microsoft are squaring off with each other now over an Irishman wanted by the FBI. The Irishman, Gary Davis, from Wicklow (a.k.a Silk Road Admin Libertas) is currently fighting an extradition case to the United States in order to not face charged for is alleged involvement in Silk Road. Davis is said to have been another ... Read More »

Two Accused In The J.P. Morgan Case Plead Not Guilty While Third One Waits Extradition

Two Israeli men who were recently extradited to the US, Ziv Orenstein and Gery Shalon, in their first appearances in US court pleaded not guilty to the charges against them regarding the J.P. Morgan hacking case. The two charges included breaking into around a dozen companies’ computer networks, including J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. The third defendant, Josh Aaron, a ... Read More »

Silk Road: Irish High Court To Rule On US Extradition Of Libertas

The Irish High Court will rule on the extradition case of Gary Davis (27) AKA. Libertas, the alleged administrator of Silk Road Marketplace, to the United States. Davis, from Kilpedder, Co Wicklow, is wanted for trial in the US and is charged with the conspiracy to distribute narcotics, conspiracy to commit computer hacking and conspiracy to commit money laundering. According ... Read More »

Libertas: US seeks extradition of Wicklow man over ‘Silk Road’

Wicklow man was an administrator of the Silk Road website which offered anonymity to those both selling and buying items including illegal drugs and hacking software. Gary Davis (Note: Alleged Silk road admin Libertas), aged 27, of Johnstown Court, Kilpedder, Co Wicklow, is wanted for trial by US authorities on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics, conspiracy to commit computer ... Read More »