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Schoolgirl turns tables on email credit card fraudster

A Nottingham schoolgirl managed to turn the tables on a cracker who’d pinched her father’s credit card details by tricking him into revealing his identity online. This week Nottinghamshire police praised Danielle Athi for helping them track down a teenager computer criminal who’d plundered an estimated £2,000 through Internet-related credit card fraud. The Nottingham Evening Post reports that police had been searching for months to identify Gafferboy, whose stock in trade was breaking into computers and stealing confidential details using a Trojan horse virus. Through Danielle’s actions Gafferboy has been identified a teenage cracker, Andrew Edgar, who was sentenced to a community service order by a Scottish court earlier this week. Full Story

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