Teen-age Blaster worm suspect may be arrested

Friday, 29 August 2003, 2:32 PM EST

A teen-ager suspected of making the devastating Blaster Internet worm even more potent will likely be arrested on Friday, the Seattle Times reported citing two U.S. Justice Department sources.

The 18-year-old suspect already has been questioned and put under surveillance, and is expected to be in custody by 4:30 p.m. EDT, said the paper, which added the teenager will likely be charged as an adult.

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