A Russian news report says an intelligence agent charged by the United States in the hacking of half a billion Yahoo user accounts worked at an investment bank owned by billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, who also owns the Brooklyn Nets basketball team. The report Saturday in the respected business newspaper Kommersant cited a source as saying Igor Sushchin worked for Renaissance Capital as a security director. The newspaper cited Renaissance Capital as saying Sushchin’s employment was ended on Thursday, the day after the U.S. Justice Department announced its case. The report did not say if the company knew he was an intelligence agent.
April 30, 2017 | 8:03 pm EDT Update
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Chances are good the LA Clippers will start a D-League team in Southern California next season, with the possibility that the latest piece in what has become a massive growth spurt by the minor league will have immediate international implications.