‘Fraud is fun’: Teen hacker charged with breaking into DraftKings accounts leading to theft of $600,000
Lukas I. Alpert reports:
A boastful teenage hacker has been charged with orchestrating a break-in to the sports betting website DraftKings, which led to $600,000 being drained from hundreds of customer accounts.
Joseph Garrison, 18, of Madison, Wis., is accused of using stolen log-in and password combinations he bought on the dark web to hack his way into 60,000 accounts on DraftKings last November. He then sold the information to others who used it to drain 1,600 customer accounts, federal prosecutors in Manhattan said.
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