Australian Federal Police methods under question after ‘LulzSec hacker’ claims he was wrongly accused

Conor Duffy reports:

A man described by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as being the leader of the notorious international hacking group LulzSec says the AFP’s claims are based on a single joke Facebook message.

A 7.30 investigation has found a teenage accomplice was actually responsible for the hack and was raided by police but never charged.

Late last month 25-year-old Matthew Flannery was sentenced to 15 months’ home detention when he was convicted of five hacking charges.

Read more on ABC (AU).

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