Cybercriminals get a 10-year jail sentence

Wednesday, 29 June 2005, 2:42 AM EST

Two men have been sentenced to a total of 10 years in prison for their roles in a wide range of online fraud activities, U.K. authorities said this week.

Douglas Harvard, a 24-year-old U.S. citizen, was arrested by the National Hi-Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU) in Leeds earlier this month during an investigation into a conspiracy by Eastern European crime syndicates.

By Scarlet Pruitt at Computerworld.

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