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\lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kern ing2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \lo ch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 Student Margarita Pakhomova, 21, was taken off a plane he ading for Russia in September. Sofia Dikova, 20, was detained in January in New Jersey with a pile of fake passports used by so-called "money mules" to open ban k accounts. }{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \p ar }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjus tright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs2 2 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \ qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 Artem Semenov, 23, was arrested in Dec ember 2009 while attempting to open a bank account under a false name. Released on bail, Semenov absconded and just four days later opened an account with a dif ferent false name at another bank. The complaint alleges he opened seven account s in total. }{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \p ar }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjus tright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs2 2 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \ qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 These are just some of the lurid detai ls in the compliant, which is more than a 100 pages long.}{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa2 00 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \ke rning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \ loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \ slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \l angnp9 A number of those considered fugitives are known to have left for Russia or thought to be there. There is no extradition treaty between Russia and the Un ited States.}{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \p ar }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjus tright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs2 2 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \ qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 John Bellinger, a partner in the law f irm of Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C., and a former legal adviser for the U .S. Department of State, says it's likely Moscow will cooperate.}{\fs22 \kerning 2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \r i0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \f s21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \ sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbc h \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \l ang9 \langnp9 "Unless there's something unusual about this case that we don't kn ow about, I would anticipate that there would be a good cooperation between the U.S. prosecutors in New York and their counterparts in Russia," Bellinger says.} {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \pl ain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \ dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \a f8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 "There is a mutual legal assistance agreement betwe en the United States and Russia in which both the U.S. and Russia have worked cl osely together for more than a decade on different law enforcement matters, incl uding narcotics, terrorism, and cybercrime issues." }{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \l

isa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning 2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmul t1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp 9 History Of Cooperation}{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidc tlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loc h \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\p ard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \ker ning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 The first widely reported case of someone hacking into the computer system of a U.S. bank was in 1994 -- t he dawn of the Internet -- and, ironically, involved a Russian programmer. }{\fs 22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin 0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa2 00 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \ke rning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \ loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 Vladimir Levin of St. Petersburg was able to penetrate the Citibank computer system in New York and transfer $10 million to an overseas account. }{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustr ight \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \ itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \a f8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 He was later arrested and the stolen mon ey was returned. Levin was tried in the United States and spent 19 months in jai l. At that time, Russian law did not have provisions for Internet crimes. }{\fs2 2 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \ qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa20 0 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \ker ning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \l och \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 Although Russia has still not signed onto the Council of Europe's 2001 Cybercrime Convention, Moscow has a record of cooperation with fo reign law enforcement authorities in cases of cybercrimes that involve Russian c itizens.}{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par } \pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustrig ht \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \k erning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \ li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \it ap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 Russia's Interior Ministry has its own dep artment, the so-called "Department K," which specializes in the investigation of cybercrimes and privacy breaches.}{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmul t1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp 9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \a djustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 { \fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 Bellinger says R ussia wouldn't arrest its own citizens on U.S. charges. If an official request f or assistance is made by U.S. authorities, the Russians will have to determine o n their own that a crime has been committed under the provisions of the Russian Criminal Code.}{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adj

ustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\f s22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \ri n0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbc h \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 In the past, U.S. authorities have s hared information about criminal activity by Russian citizens in the United Stat es. Bellinger says that in these cases, the Russians usually conduct their own i nvestigation and make their own arrests, before charging the individuals under t he provisions of the Russian Criminal Code.}{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \a f8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl2 76 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \ af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang 9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowid ctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \lo ch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 "It's c onceivable that that could happen in this case, that there would be, in fact the re may have already been, some informal sharing of information that could result in arrest and prosecution of these individuals in Russia," he says.}{\fs22 \ker ning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li 0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap 0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \ hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lis a0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f 8 \lang9 \langnp9 Louise Shelley, who directs the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center at George Mason University in Virginia, says the same cri me may be treated quite differently under U.S. and Russian law.}{\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri 0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs 21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \s l276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \la ng9 \langnp9 "Part of this indictment relates to computer crime in which there m ay not be adequate Russian law," she says. "Then there are some elements of the crime in which there may be adequate coverage under Russian law." }{\fs22 \kerni ng2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hi ch \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \d bch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 Shelley says that it is very likely that U.S. law enforcement au thorities will soon make an official request for assistance to their Russian cou nterparts under the auspices of the mutual legal assistance agreement.}{\fs22 \k erning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \ li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \it ap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \l isa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning 2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 "There's a lot of cooperation that's going on routine cases, there are hundreds of cases," she says. "The access file of the FBI in Russia i s hundreds and hundreds of ongoing cases and there's cooperation in a lot of the m. There are cases on child pornography, and customs, and use of computers."}{\f s22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \ri n0 \itap0 \fs21 \kerning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbc h \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }\pard \plain \qj \li0 \ri0 \sa 200 \lisa0 \sl276 \slmult1 \nowidctlpar \adjustright \lin0 \rin0 \itap0 \fs21 \k

erning2 \dbch \af2 \hich \af0 \loch \af0 {\fs22 \kerning2 \dbch \af8 \hich \af8 \loch \f8 \lang9 \langnp9 \par }}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}