Man escapes conviction over unsought bank probe

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 2:46 PM EST

A man who accessed the Reserve Bank's telephone systems to find security weak spots then billed the bank for his unsolicited services told the Wellington District Court he was surprised when police questioned him about his actions.

Gerasimos Macridis, 39, a researcher, represented himself in court before Judge Ian Mill.

At the New Zealand Herald.

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