Russian hacker detained in Spain is afraid of being killed in American prison
Pyotr Levashev said that as he is a Russian officer, he could be killed in the American prison.
The court in Madrid passed a decision on the extradition of Russian Pyotr Levashov, accused of hacker attacks, in the USA.
Levashov himself asked not to extradite him to America as he is afraid that he “would be subjected to tortures” or would be killed within a year. Otherwise, he will commit suicide.
“I am an officer of the Russian army, I have a confidential military specialty and I gave a subscription about nondisclosure,” Levashov said in court, without giving details of military service, however noting that for the last 10 years he has been working for United Russia, collecting information about the opposition.
A federal judge other than retired Catherine Forrest will consider the case of Razhden Shulaya, who is charged with the creation of a criminal syndicate and other crimes, in the Federal District Court of the Southern District of New York.
Ismail Efendiev is suspected of exceeding authority in connection with the investigation of cases of detained earlier former First Deputy Prime Minister Ramazan Aliyev and nephew of the former head of Dagestan Askhabali Abdulatipov. Searches are being conducted at Efendiev's office and house.
The disappearance of an elderly Muscovite, who owns three rooms on Ostozhenka Street, and her disabled son, worried the neighbors, but the police refused to initiate criminal proceedings on their application. Housing in the elite area of the capital in the meantime was re-registered to a resident of St. Petersburg, who introduced herself as their relative.