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HAMILTON The father of a Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails told an Ontario court he keep all electronic devices locked away and out of his son reach if his child is released on bail.
Akhmet Tokbergenov was testifying in a Hamilton courtroom at his son bail hearing, saying he and his wife are prepared to do whatever the court orders if their 22 year old is released from custody. They also noted that Baratov did not appear to have any employment. lawyer has called the allegations against his client unfounded. He seeking to have the young man released on bail as he awaits an extradition hearing.
Baratov father said his son would be under his constant supervision if granted bail.
have a very concrete plan. All electronic devices, all computers, everything will be put in a lockbox, Tokbergenov told the court through a translator. son will not have access neither to a TV, nor a computer, not to any electronics. said that he works from home and would be able to constantly monitor Baratov, adding that he and his wife had discussed the prospect every day since their son arrest.
In a sworn affidavit filed with the court before the hearing, Baratov said he won try to use electronic devices if released on bail.
He said his parents are willing to a large sum of money to secure his release.
represents the entirety of their life savings. As such, this will act as a significant deterrent to me to comply with any conditions imposed upon me by this honourable court, he said in the document. will not let them down. also took the stand at his bail hearing, but did not directly address why he should be released.
Instead, during the bail hearing that was not subject to a typical publication ban, Baratov answered questions from a Crown prosecutor about his finances.
He explained that he started a company in 2014 that earned money by hosting webspace for small businesses and protecting websites from hackers.
He told the court he earned about $90,000 from his business in its first year, but earned less in later years.
In a document applying for Baratov release, lawyer Amedeo DiCarlo wrote that his client poses no flight risk as he doesn have ties to other countries Baratov renounced his citizenship of Kazakhstan when he became a Canadian citizen, he noted.
DiCarlo also wrote that Baratov has no previous criminal record, and no history of failing to appear in court.
no way he going to flee, DiCarlo said outside court before Wednesday hearing.
The three other suspects indicted along with Baratov in the case are Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev, 33, Igor Anatolyevich Sushchin, 43, and Alexsey Alexseyevich (Magg) Belan, 29, all Russian nationals and residents. It not clear whether they will ever step foot in an American courtroom since there no extradition treaty with Russia