LulzSec’s Topiary Arrested

Well it seems time has come for Topiary, the hacktivisit involved with the LulzSec attacks and anonymous attacks. Today was a sad day, Topiary is confirmed arrested at a residential address in Shetland Islands, UK and being taken to London police station for further questions, also a 17yo youth was being question but not under arrest, So now everyone can put a stop to all the past rumors that they was arrested few days ago, As u can see form the below police statement its Just happened today. 27th july 2011

Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service’s Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) today (27 July) arrested a 19-year-old man in a pre-planned intelligence-led operation. The man arrested is believed to be linked to an ongoing international investigation in to the criminal activity of the so-called "hacktivist" groups Anonymous and LulzSec, and uses the online nickname “Topiary” which is presented as the spokesperson for the groups.He was arrested at a residential address in the Shetland Islands and is currently being transported to a police station in central London. A search is ongoing at the address. A residential address in Lincolnshire is also being searched. A 17-year-old male is being interviewed under caution in connection with the inquiry. He has not been arrested.Today’s operation is linked to PCeU’s ongoing investigation into network intrusions and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against a number of international business and intelligence agencies by what is believed to be the same hacking group.It was carried out with the assistance of the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency (SCDEA) and Lincolnshire Constabulary.

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