Hacker nabbed for Bt1.8m scam

Monday, 22 July 2002, 12:16 PM EST

Police yesterday arrested a computer hacker, Sipho Hasiya, 21, on charges relating to a Bt1.8-million scam involving the billing of mobile-phone users and the hacking of credit-card accounts.

Crime Suppression Division (CSD) commander Maj-General Surasit Sangkhapong said investigators arrested Sipho, a Chanthaburi resident, at his Bangkok apartment and seized a personal computer along with a number of computer-hacking manuals as evidence.

Reacting to a complaint filed by cell-phone operator Advanced Info Service (AIS), the CSD discovered that Sipho had placed an advert on the website www.poluk.com, offering reduced charges for mobile-phone calls.

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