Canadian judge denies bail to alleged Yahoo hacker
April 12, 2017
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — A judge denied bail Tuesday to a Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails, arguing he had the means and incentive to flee.
Karim Baratov, 22, has alleged ties to Russian agents and access to significant amounts of cash, making him a serious flight risk if freed on bail, a prosecutor said.
Baratov was arrested last month and faces extradition to the U.S. He was indicted in the United States for computer hacking along with three other people, including two alleged Russian intelligence agents.
Justice Alan Whitten denied bail in a written decision, sayi...