05:50 GMT05 August 2020
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    The US has accused Nikulin of hacking into computers belonging to LinkedIn, Dropbox and Formspring's online services, but he has pleaded not guilty.

    Russian citizen Yevgeniy Nikulin has been found guilty of committing cybercrimes, the verdict read by a judge says.

    The jury found Nukilun guilty on all 9 criminal counts, including hacking LinkedIn and stealing user credentials, of hacking into Dropbox, and of conspiring to traffic in usernames, email addresses, and passwords belonging to Formspring users.

    It took jury members less than a day to make a verdict on the case. The final verdict to Nikulin will be announced on 29 September.

    The Czech police detained the Russian national in October 2016 and extradited him to the US in March 2018. The Russian authorities, who charged Nikulin with Internet fraud in 2009, requested his extradition on the same day as the United States, but the Czech Republic's Justice Ministry granted the US request.

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