Moscow accuses US of 'abducting' Russian MP's son

A Russian national accused of hacking into US retail computer systems was arrested and ordered to face criminal charges, officials said MondayMoscow accused Washington on Tuesday of abducting the son of a Russian lawmaker who was arrested in the Maldives on suspicion of being one of the world’s most prolific traffickers of stolen credit card details. A Russian legislator who admitted to being the suspect’s father expressed fear that Roman Seleznev, who is now being held in the American territory of Guam, will be accused of all sorts of sins including “killing Kennedy.” The US Justice Department said Monday that Seleznev, 30, was detained at the weekend and charged with hacking into US retail computer systems in a scheme that cost banks over $1.1 million (800,000 euros) in losses.

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