First Cypriot to Be Extradited to US, on Hacking Charges

A 20-year-old Cypriot wanted for hacking offences in the United States is set to be the country’s first citizen to be extradited there, his lawyer said Monday.

The FBI accuses Joshua Epifaniou of extorting thousands of dollars from US firms while still a teenager by breaking into their IT systems and threatening to leak their data if they didn’t pay.

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