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Estonian in Megaupload Bust

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — An Estonian citizen has been jailed for 60 days after being arrested by Dutch police at the request of U.S. authorities investigating file-sharing website Megaupload, investigators said.

Prosecutors' spokeswoman Marieke van der Molen declined Wednesday to release the man's name in line with Dutch privacy rules, but a U.S. Justice Department official identified him as software programmer Andrus Nomm, 32, a citizen of Estonia and a resident of both Turkey and Estonia.

Van der Molen says the suspect was arrested last Friday and appeared before a judge Monday.

New Zealand police arrested four other suspects last week, including Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.


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