Private-eye hackers are convicted

Monday, 2 July 2007, 1:03 AM EST

Two police officers who moonlighted as private detectives have been convicted of bugging phones and hacking into computers on behalf of wealthy clients.

Jeremy Young and Scott Gelsthorpe set up Active Investigation Services and ran a service dubbed "Hackers Are Us". One of their clients, waste millionaire Adrian Kirby, paid £47,000 for AIS to spy on environmental investigators.

At the BBC.

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