IBM Security Executive Is Father of Accused "Hacker"

Thursday, 27 March 2003, 2:37 PM EST

Loren Anderson, a 17-year-old accused of identity theft and fraud, is the son of a computer security executive at International Business Machines Corp., the New York Post reported.

Anderson's father is Clain Anderson, IBM's director of client security, the Post said. Authorities who arrested Loren Anderson said he illegally withdrew cash from automatic teller machines on Long Island through an identity theft operation involving two other teenagers, the newspaper reported.

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