Shaltay-Boltay hacker group leader misses chance to be released on parole
Anikeev was sentenced to two years in a general-regime colony under an article Unlawful Access to Information in the summer of 2017.
The judge of the Lefortovo court of Moscow, Elena Galikhanova, denied parole for Vladimir Anikeev, convicted within the case of Shaltay-Boltay (Humpty Dumpty) hacker group. The meeting was held on the morning of January 12.
Anikeev was sentenced to two years in a general-regime colony under an article Unlawful Access to Information in the summer of 2017. He did not appeal the verdict. Anikeev has been imprisoned since the end of 2016.
According to the investigation, Anikeev headed the Shaltay-Boltay hacker group, which abducted officials and businessmen data for resale. Anikeev, allegedly, worked under the pseudonym Lewis.
Two more alleged members of the group Alexander Filinov and Konstantin Teplyakov received three years in prison.
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