Canada Bail hearing continues for alleged Yahoo hacker

17:46  11 april  2017
17:46  11 april  2017 Source:   msn.com

Parents of alleged Yahoo hacker distraught over arrest and media portrayal of 'kind' son

  Parents of alleged Yahoo hacker distraught over arrest and media portrayal of 'kind' son The parents of an alleged "hacker-for-hire” connected to a massive international data breach maintain that their son is innocent, and a “scapegoat” in a case that is tearing them apart. "It's like someone cut off our roots, and took out our hearts," said Akhmet Tokbergenov, the father of Karim Baratov, 22, who faces charges laid by the U.S. Justice Department related to computer hacking, economic espionage and several other offences.

The bail hearing for accused hacker -for-hire Karim Baratov is expected to continue in Hamilton court Tuesday morning with closing arguments from his According to the U.S., the four are alleged to have hacked into Yahoo 's systems and stolen information from more than 500 million user accounts.

The bail hearing for an Ancaster, Ont., man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails is expected to continue Tuesday morning. Karim Baratov, 22, was arrested under the Extradition Act last month after American authorities indicted him and three others for computer hacking

  Bail hearing continues for alleged Yahoo hacker © Provided by thecanadianpress.com HAMILTON - A bail hearing for a Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails is continuing in a Hamilton court.

Karim Baratov was arrested under the Extradition Act last month after U.S. authorities indicted him and three others — two of them allegedly officers of Russia's Federal Security Service — for computer hacking, economic espionage and other crimes.

American authorities have alleged in court documents that Baratov, who was born in Kazakhstan, poses an "extremely high flight risk" in part due to his alleged ties to Russian intelligence agents and his financial resources.

Bail hearing Wednesday for Karim Baratov, alleged hacker charged in Yahoo breach

  Bail hearing Wednesday for Karim Baratov, alleged hacker charged in Yahoo breach Karim Baratov's parents say he's a political scapegoat, and they hope to act as sureties at a Wednesday bail hearing. American prosecutors say he's a flight risk with money at his disposal and potential help from foreign agents.His lawyers will push for the Hamilton man's release from custody while awaiting his extradition hearing, which could be months away.

The bail hearing for Baratov, who is accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails, is continuing . A U.S. indictment of two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers alleged to have stolen more than half a billion U.S. email accounts in 2014 has cast a spotlight on the intertwining of the Russian

634. SHARES. Share Tweet. Bail hearing for accused hacker -for-hire Karim Baratov is expected to continue in Hamilton court on Tuesday with closing arguments from his defence team and the government prosecutor on the case.

Baratov's lawyer says his client is holding up "as well as can be expected" and has called the allegations against Baratov unfounded. He's seeking to have the young man released on bail as he awaits an extradition hearing, arguing his client poses no flight risk.

In the earlier part of the hearing last week, Baratov's father vowed to keep electronic devices away from his son should bail be granted.

Akhmet Tokbergenov also said he and his wife are ready to uphold any restrictions the court imposes on their son as a condition of his release.

The Crown has said that if convicted in the U.S., Baratov faces up to 20 years in prison.

Baratov plans to appeal bail denial: lawyer .
Baratov plans to appeal bail denial: lawyerDeepak Paradkar, one of the lawyers representing Karim Baratov, says an appeal is in the works but would not say on what grounds.

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