Head of Russian cybersecurity firm Group IB detained on state treason charges

by Reuters
Wednesday, 29 September 2021 08:00 GMT

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Russian cybersecurity company Group IB Ilya Sachkov has been detained in Moscow on suspicion of state treason and will be kept in custody for two months, a court said in a statement on Wednesday.

The company's Moscow offices were searched by law enforcement officers on Tuesday. (Reporting by Maria Vasilyeva; Writing by Alexander Marrow Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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