AU: Doubts over computer hacker case

JoAnne McCarthy reports:

An alleged computer hacker described last year as a ‘‘considerable risk to society’’ could apply to have all charges against him dismissed after questions about the case against him and the ‘‘guns blazing attitude’’ of police.

Matthew Flannery, 24, of Point Clare, was allegedly an international hacking group leader when he was arrested while at work at a Sydney IT security firm last April and charged with computer crime offences carrying jail terms of up to 10 years.

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