Russian Egor Kryuchkov, who was convicted in the United States for attempting to break into the Tesla company, has been deported to his homeland. This is reported by the US Immigration and Customs Service.
“The specified person was deported on July 21,” the source said.
Earlier, Kryuchkov was detained in the United States on August 22, in September he was charged with conspiracy to commit a cyberattack on an American corporation and he pleaded guilty. The head of Tesla, Elon Musk, confirmed that we are talking about an attack on his company.
According to investigators, Kryuchkov arrived from Russia to the United States, where he tried to bribe one of the Tesla employees to help him introduce malicious software into internal computer networks.
Elon Musk reacted in Russian to the news that the Russian Egor Kryuchkov pleaded guilty to conspiracy to hack the computer network of this company.
“Crime and punishment,” Musk wrote on the social network, replacing the Russian letter ” i “with the Latin” i”.
Thus, the entrepreneur used the rules of the pre-reform spelling of the Russian language.