Teenage British hacker busted for hacking famed musicians, stealing and selling unreleased songs

Larry McShane reports:

A British teen was arrested for hacking into caches of unreleased music from world-renowned artists — and then peddling the rare recordings for cryptocurrency, authorities charged Friday.

The arrest of the 19-year-old suspect was made in Ipswich, a town about 80 miles outside London, according to a joint announcement by London Police and Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. The youth was busted on suspicion of copyright and computer misuse act charges.

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