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Feds find, arrest fugitive hacker on the run in Mexico




Feds find, arrest fugitive hacker on the run in Mexico
Feds find, arrest fugitive hacker on the run in Mexico



http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=security&articleId=9127718 

By Sharon Gaudin
February 10, 2009 
Computerworld

A Miami man, on the run for more than two years after being arrested and 
charged with stealing and reselling VoIP services, has been caught in 
Mexico.

Edwin Pena was arrested in June of 2006 on computer and wire fraud 
charges. The government charges that from November 2004 to May 2006 Pena 
and a cohort hacked into the computer networks of VoIP service providers 
and routed calls of Pena's customers' through them.

According to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in New 
Jersey, Pena and co-conspirator Robert Moore of Spokane, Wash., sold 
more than 10 million minutes of VoIP service stolen from 15 
telecommunications providers.

Pena, who is charged with one count of computer fraud and one count of 
wire fraud, faces a maximum of 25 years in prison.

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