Kiwi teen named as cyber gang mastermind

November 30, 2007 – 4:48PM
Police questioned the suspected teenage kingpin of an international cyber crime network accused of infiltrating 1.3 million computers and skimming millions of US dollars from victims’ bank accounts, officials said Friday.

Working with the FBI and police in the Netherlands, New Zealand police raided the home of the 18-year-old in the North Island city of Hamilton and took him into custody along with several computers, said Martin Kleintjes, head of the police electronic crime centre.
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