The Lithuanian Court of Appeals on Friday ruled to extradite Evaldas Rimašauskas, a Lithuanian national accused of swindling US tech giants Facebook and Google off 100 million US dollars via an email fraud scheme, to the United States.
Evaldas Rimašauskas
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Tznbqdtv at zjv US tyaeuzb in Antijaplv on Syyem 16 of 2017, Wršeergcizx thmhgce in oquyyri.

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