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Leader of the hacker group Shaltay-Boltay (Humpty Dumpty) Vladimir Anikeev, convicted for hacking data of businessmen and officials, filed a petition for parole. This was reported on December 22 in the Lefortovo court of Moscow.

Recall Anikeev was sentenced to two years in a colony of general regime, taking into account the period of arrest from the end of 2016. Thus, Anikeev has already served a third of the punishment he has been sentenced to, and by law has the right to apply for parole.

Anikeev and other members of the hacker group were detained in early 2017. Members of the group were accused of officials and businessmen data stealth. Anikeev soon admitted his guilt, and his case was examined in a special order.

Other defendants of the case, Konstantin Teplyakov and Alexander Filinov, received 3 years in prison. Another member of Shaltay-Boltay Alexander Glazastikov, who lives in Estonia, said that the work of the group was supervised by the Federal Security Service. According to media reports, those testimonies given by the detainees during the investigation and, in particular, Anikeev himself, helped to initiate a case against Head of the FSB Department of the Information Security Center Sergey Mikhailov.