2 charged in scheme said to defraud Internet phone providers

Thursday, 8 June 2006, 1:47 PM EST

Federal authorities yesterday arrested a Miami man who they said made more than $1 million in a hacking scheme involving the resale of Internet telephone service.

The suspect is accused of surreptitiously routing calls through the lines of legitimate Internet phone companies, saddling them with the expense of carrying the traffic while he pocketed the connection fees from customers. A second man was arrested in Washington State, and charged with aiding in the scheme.

At the NY Times.

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