Lithuanian fraud suspect appeals extradition to US

Evaldas Rimašauskas, a Lithuanian national accused of swindling US tech giants Facebook and Google via an email fraud scheme, on Friday appealed the Vilnius Regional Court's decision to allow his extradition to the United States.
Evaldas Rimašauskas
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