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Criminal Law Keyed to Osler
United States v. Invanov
Citation:175 F. Supp. 2d 367 (D. Conn. 2001)
Defendant was indicted for conspiracy, computer fraud, and the related activities of extortion and possession of unauthorized access devices stemming from his hacking into Online Information Bureau (OIB)’s computer system, obtaining the root key (ultimate password for their system), and then extorting OIB in order to not lock up their system. OIB’s office and computers are located in Vernon, Connecticut. Defendant contends that he did all of that from Russia therefore he cannot be brought in US court for his actions.
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