Since the beginning of last year, Russia has been a highlight in the world of controversy regarding scandal and Federal law enforcement in the U.S. From allegations surrounding the 2016 U.S. Presidential election to foreign business conspiracies worldwide, Russia stands as a nation that is far from being a place with a clean background check. The American government sentenced the child of a Russian administrator last Friday to serve 27 years in a U.S. criminal institution after his conviction of cyber attacking thousands of U.S. organizations. His sentence will be the longest ever performed in the U.S.

that resulted from a case related to hacking.

Roman and the Russian Embassy

Roman Seleznev, 32, was discovered liable a year ago by a Seattle jury that ruled he executed a plan that district attorneys say included hacking into company’s personal computers so he could conduct credit theft. The crime brought on more than $169 million in misfortunes to thousands of U.S. organizations. Russia’s federal government continues to believe that America illicitly arrested Seleznev in Maldives three years ago. The Soviet Union made an announcement last week that brutally scrutinized his sentencing and demanded his legal counselor to request an appeal to the decision.

The Russian Embassy in Washington took to Facebook to comment on the matter.

It posted on the social media platform that Russia keeps on believing that the capture of the nation’s citizen was unlawful.

Seleznev is the child of Valery Seleznev, an individual affiliated with the parliament of Russia. Judge Richard A. Jones enforced his punishment in the Western District of Washington.

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In an official statement to the press, government prosecutors note that the hacker’s sentencing comes after a ten year investigation by the Justice Department and U.S. Secret Service.

They state that between October 2009 and October 2013 Seleznev engaged in credit card theft from over 500 companies operating in the United States.

Also, he delivered all the credit information to servers over in Russia and the Ukraine. He then proceeded to sell the data to several criminal websites.

Seleznev is also expected to confront additional charges currently pending against him from government courts located in the states of Georgia and Nevada.

His legal counselor didn’t react quickly when the public requested for him to comment.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Seleznev's Cyber Attack comes just a few moments after a similar dilemma. Last Friday, the Department stated that Connecticut’s federal grand jury brought back an arraignment charging another Russian national eight times. They believe the individual coordinated with Kelihos botnet, a worldwide operating system consisting of hundreds of computers infected with viruses.