Au: Bendigo cyber menace Dean Poot pleads guilty to attacking Victoria Police phone lines

Serena Seyfort and Paul Shapiro report:

A Bendigo computer hacker disrupted police phone lines with menacing messages including a ridiculous claim cops are “international scammers”.

Dean Poot, 30, pleaded guilty in the county Court on Wednesday to charges including unauthorised impairment of electronic communication.

Poot, unemployed, used various aliases, stolen identity information, bogus credit cards and unsuspecting stooges to carry out his cyber attack, according to a summary of prosecution offending submittted to the court.

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