Russian computer scientist arrested in Spain: police

Russian computer scientist arrested in Spain: policeThe wife of a Russian computer scientist arrested in Spain has reportedly been told by police he is being held over a computer virus linked to Donald Trump’s US election victory. The man was picked up at Barcelona airport on Friday “by officers of the police technological investigation unit following an international complaint” a Spanish police spokesman told AFP adding that he had later been transferred to Madrid. The detained man’s wife, Maria Levachova, told the television channel Russia Today that her husband was held “at the request of the American authorities in connection with cyber crime”.



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