Department of Justice Charges Seven Russian Intelligence Officers for Computer Hacking and Influence Campaign Targeted At Anti-Doping Agencies, the OPCW, and Other Targets

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Saturday, October 13, 2018
Zarine Kharazian
A grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania has indicted seven Russian officials for their role in hacking, fraud, and influence operations during the 2016 election, the Department of Justice announced on Thursday, October 4, 2018. The defendants, who are all Russian intelligence officers, are Aleksei Sergeyevich Morenets, 41, Evgenii Mikhaylovich Serebriakov, 37, Ivan Sergeyevich Yermakov, 32, Artem Andreyevich Malyshev, 30, Dmitriy Sergeyevich Badin, 27, Oleg Mikhaylovich Sotnikov, 46, and Alexey Valerevich Minin, 46.