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Comment: Appeals decision ends pandemic-delayed, 'Twilight Zone' legal odyssey of Russian LinkedIn hacker

By Mike Swift
  • 22 Dec 2021 17:17
  • 22 Dec 2021 17:53
The pandemic-shadowed, five-year odyssey that Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin — aka Chinabig01 — traveled through the US legal system ended today when a federal appeals court vacated a $1.7 million restitution Nikulin was ordered to pay for hacking LinkedIn and Dropbox.

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed, however, an 88-month prison sentence

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