US Court Sentences Russian Lawmaker’s Son to 27 Years in Jail for Hacking

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) The son of a prominent Russian lawmaker was sentenced on Friday by a US federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of stealing millions of US credit card numbers and causing some $170 million in damages to businesses and individuals.

This sentence is so far the longest sentence ever imposed in the United States for a hacking-related case.

Roman Valeryevich Seleznev, 32, the

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