“Novaya Gazeta” called the name of the fourth defendant in the case of treason to the FSB


The fourth defendant in the case of high treason, the FSB is George Fomchenkov. It is reported by “Novaya Gazeta”, citing a source in the secret service.

The publication notes that while it is not known what he did Fomchenkov to arrest and what is his role in the case of treason. One of the friends Fomchenkova told the newspaper that “gosh, you do everything that brings money.”

Fomchenkov, was detained on Sunday, 4 December last year, in one day with three other defendants in the case, said “Novaya Gazeta”.

Two sources familiar with the investigation, also argued that the case of treason (article 275 of the criminal code), was arrested four people. While was known the names of only three of them: this is the head of the Department for investigation of cybercrime, “Kaspersky Lab” Ruslan Stoyanov, head of one of divisions of information security Center (Tsib) of the FSB of Russia Sergey Mikhailov and senior operations officer of the 2nd operational Department of the Ciba Dmitry Dokuchaev, who was a former hacker.

Mikhailov, Dokuchaev and Stoyanov February 1, was charged with treason in favor of the United States. Prior to that, the sources of “Interfax” familiar with the situation, reported that Mikhailov and Dokuchaev collaborated with the CIA.

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