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Alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov headed to U.S. after waiving extradition hearing

Alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov headed to U.S. after waiving extradition hearing
From Global News - August 12, 2017

The lawyer for a Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails says his client will bypass the extradition hearing and go directly to the United States to face the charges.

The hearing for Karim Baratov, 22, was scheduled for next month.

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Baratov was arrested in Hamilton in March under the Extradition Act after U.S. authorities indicted him and three otherstwo of them allegedly officers of Russias Federal Security Servicefor computer hacking, economic espionage and other crimes.

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