Home > slashdot > Deported Russian (Spy?) Worked At Microsoft

Deported Russian (Spy?) Worked At Microsoft

July 14th, 2010 07:43 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

subtropolis writes “KOMO News in Seattle is reporting that a recently-deported 23-yr-old Russian man ‘appears to have ties to the recently-exposed Russian counterintelligence’ (according to unnamed Feds). The article states that he admitted to unspecified immigration violations and was promptly shown the door on Tuesday. It also says that ‘Microsoft confirms Karetnikov worked as an entry-level software tester for less than a year.’ So, I’m thinking that MS had better take a really good at their logs for that time. He may have got in at ‘entry-level’ but his abilities may have been a fair bit beyond that. … Interestingly, his admission to mere ‘violations’ and swift departure would be right in line with how this swap has gone down. The four Russians who were flown to Britain and the US had to first sign a confession before President Medvedev granted them pardons.” The same news is at CBS News, too.

Source: Deported Russian (Spy?) Worked At Microsoft

Related Articles:

  1. Australian Deported From Bahrain Over Facebook Posts
  2. Microsoft Complaints Help Russian Gov’t Pursue Political Opposition Groups
  3. Journalist Arrested For Tweet Deported to Saudi Arabia
  4. Russian Search Engine Yandex Beats Bing
  5. Spammers Bribe Russian Officials
blog comments powered by Disqus