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Russian ‘hacker’ played with exotic animals in Thailand

A Russian ‘hacking genius’ accused of helping defraud $530 million out of Americans, enjoyed hiding out in Thailand and posing with exotic snakes, crocodiles and tigers before his arrest, DailyMail.com can exclusively reveal.

Sergey Medvedev, 31, was arrested in Bangkok on February 2 by local authorities on an United States extradition demand.

The hacking supremo is at the heart of $530 million suspected scam, where he allegedly ran a ‘one-stop shop for cyber-criminals’, including selling hardware to compromise cash machines in many countries.

Medvedev is seen in photos with his Thai wife holding a python, and in another, posing with his pet Mexican Black King Snake, which he feeds live mice.

The snake-lover also flaunted his toned body and described himself as a ‘strongman wannabe’, as the Russian showed all the signs of enjoying his luxury tropical lifestyle.

Sergey Medvedev, 31, a Russian ‘hacking genius’ is accused of helping defraud $530 million out of Americans. Before his arrest on February 2, he enjoyed hiding out in Thailand and posing with exotic snakes, crocodiles and tigers (pictured)

Medvedev is seen in photos with his Thai wife – name unknown – holding a python (pictured)

The hacking supremo (pictured posing in front of a pit filled with crocodiles) is at the heart of $530 million suspected scam, where he allegedly ran a ‘one-stop shop for cyber-criminals’

Medvedev, 31, was arrested in Bangkok in early February (pictured) by local authorities on an United States extradition demand

Medvedev beams in a photo where he stands in front of a tank of crocodiles. He also calls himself a ‘competitive eater and food lover’.

The suspected cyber criminal king did not try to hide himself away in five years of regular visits to Thailand.

His pictures from social media are a stark contrast to images showing him handcuffed in Bangkok, as the U.S. demands for his…

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