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Karim Baratov Alleged to have Hacked Yahoo Dismissed Grant of Bail


Karim Baratov the hacker accused of compromising Yahoo could not get bail on April 11 while will continue to be under supervision until his extradition process makes him land up inside USA where he'll be tried of charges associated with PC-hacking.


It was on 11th afternoon that Justice Alan Whitten dismissed grant of bail to Baratov, aged 22, inside Hamilton court. According to the Crown same day, prosecutors would begin the extradition process not before June 12 provided, by May, the required documents arrived from USA.


Whitten wrote a 9-page decision stating that there was no reason for Baratov to hang around. According to Whitten, Baratov was extremely dexterous at hacking and he could go on earning wealth at any corners of the world with his activities. Moreover, his careless approach towards money depicted that he wouldn't be sorry at losing $1m.


Whitten pointed out Baratov's alleged links with intelligence agents of Russia named to be his co-conspirators. He further doubted Baratov's parents as keeping proper watch over him. As per defenders of Baratov, they weren't happy with the outcome of the prosecution, however, based on the judge's declaration would think over if an appeal should be made. Cbc.ca posted this, April 11, 2017.


Following contentions regarding the bail prospects of Baratov, it was acutely felt if his parents were capable of knowing and controlling his actions.


Criminals make reference to Baratov as well as his 3 co-conspirators -Igor Sushchin and Dmitry Dokuchaev, who were officers in FSB meaning Federal Security Service of Russia that succeeded KGB from Soviet-era, and Alexsey Belan the infamous hacker belonging to the "most wanted" category of criminals of FBI. In fact Baratov's main activity was infiltrating the Gmail A/Cs of Google whereas Belan mainly hijacked Yahoo's e-mail A/Cs.


Baratov's one lawyer Deepak Paradkar suggested in court that people shouldn't get dazzled because of the turmoil by media regarding Baratov's situation alternatively the Crown's exaggerated accusations. According to him, the actual accusation on Baratov is about compromising some 80 e-mail A/Cs as against the 500m by the U.S instance. Moreover, Baratov had no links with Russia while didn't own excessive wealth.

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