Lithuania handing over to US suspect charged with USD 100 mln fraud

A Vilnius court has decided to extradite Evaldas Rimašauskas, Lithuanian national who is wanted in the United States for defrauding US information technologies giants of 100 million US dollars (around EUR 90 mln).
Evaldas Rimašauskas
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