Ca: RCMP charge two Montrealers over cyber attack of Bell customer accounts

The Canadian Press reports:

The RCMP say charges have been laid against two Quebecers for their alleged involvement in a cyber attack of Bell Canada customer accounts.

Nana Koranteng and Jesiah Russell-Francis of Montreal are to appear on charges including unauthorized use of a computer, fraud over $5000, conspiracy to commit fraud, laundering proceeds of crime, identity theft, and identity fraud.

Read more on The Times Colonist.  In related coverage, Paul Cherry reports that Koranteng is not allowed to use a computer with Internet access, unless it is for work, while his case is pending at the Montreal courthouse. And if he lives in a house with internet access, “the password must be changed so he cannot use the network. If he wants to have a cellphone, it has to be one with no access to the Internet.”

Read more on The Montreal Gazette.

 

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