(Bloomberg) -- LinkedIn Corp. said a Russian man arrested by Czech police for alleged hacking was probably involved in the 2012 breach of its professional networking site that compromised more than 6 million users’ passwords.
Czech police said they arrested a Russian citizen suspected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of hacking targets in the U.S. Officers alerted by a so-called Red Notice from Interpol detained the Russian man at a hotel in Prague, the police said in a statement on their website published late Tuesday. They said the man, whom officials didn’t name, had been moving around the country in a luxury car with his girlfriend.
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