KIEV. August 24. UNN. American convicted of fraud and extortion of the company Facebook, arrested on Thursday in Ecuador and will stand trial in the capital on Friday. This was reported by Reuters with reference to the message sent from Ecuador to the judge of the southern district of new York Vernon Broderick, informs UNN.

According to the Agency, a 45-year-old Floor Celia in 2010 filed a civil lawsuit against co-founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg. Resident of Wellsville (new York) claimed that in 2003, Zuckerberg, still studying at Harvard University, signed a contract on transfer the right for half of the site, which later became the social network Facebook. The plaintiff demanded compensation. The court came to the conclusion that given in the proof of the original contract was a forgery, so the claim was rejected.

In 2012 Celia was prosecuted for forgery and the attempt to extort money from a private company and its co-founder. Almost two months before the beginning of the process in 2015, the accused fled from the United States with his family, took off his feet an electronic bracelet designed to monitor movements. Now Celia showed up in Ecuador.

As reported UNN, Facebook additionally blocked over 400 applications because of concerns about data retention.