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Reuters: Welsh hacker suspects "knew Bill Gates' credit details"

Mar 26, 2000, 16:36 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Raphael Gray, 18, was arrested on Saturday for Internet fraud after a joint operation between the U.S. Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI) and Welsh police."

"Gray and his accomplice allegedly e-mailed credit card details, including those of Gates, to NBCi, a subsidiary of the NBC broadcasting group, the Telegraph said."

"The 18-year-olds are said to have used the screen name "Curador" -- Welsh for custodian and allegedly hacked into nine e-commerce Web sites around the world, stealing credit card information related to more than 26,000 accounts from web sites in the United States, Canada, Thailand, Japan and Britain."

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