05:32 GMT25 February 2021
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    Russian police and Interpol agents have arrested a US national wanted by US authorities on suspicion of involvement in stealing clients' data from US companies and in large-scale fraud, the Russian Interior Ministry said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the ministry's spokesman, the 31-year-old hacker and his accomplices have been involved in a fraudulent scheme in trading of shares worth millions of dollars.

    "He is suspected of high-tech crimes," ministry's spokeswoman Irina Volk said.

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