US law enforcement authorities have announced the arrest in the Czech Republic of Dmitry M. Naskovets, a Belarusian national accused as a co-conspirator in over 2,000 instances of identity theft and over 5,000 instances of fraud over the Internet. The indictment against Naskovets alleges that he created and operated a website,, through which the fraud was initiated. He was arrested in Prague 15 April and is being held pending his extradition to face trial in the United States.