MOSCOW, October 21 (RAPSI) – The Moscow City Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed by the founder of a leading Russian cybersecurity company Ilya Sachkov charged with treason against his detention, the court’s press service has told RAPSI.

The head of Group-IB was arrested and placed in detention in late September for two months. Details of the case have not been disclosed as the case is classified.

Group-IB is one of the most prominent Russian cyber security firms. Sachkov took part in the expert committees of Russia’s State Duma, Foreign Ministry and other bodies. Sberbank, Tinkoff Bank, Baring Vostok, Roscosmos, Chamber of Commerce and Industry.