25 Oct 2017 20:12

Spain's high court rejects appeal against decision to extradite Russian programmer Lisov to U.S. - lawyer

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - The National High Court of Spain has upheld a decision to extradite to the United States the Russian programmer Stanislav Lisov, who has been accused by the U.S. of cyber fraud costing $855,000.

"On October 24 the defense for Stanislav Lisov received a resolution from the National High Court's plenary session rejecting the appeal against the decision on his extradition," his lawyer Oleg Gubarev told Interfax on Wednesday.

A final decision on the matter will be made by the Spanish government, he said.