UK: Computer whizz faces jail for writing programme to steal personal details of 8 MILLION people, including 400 PayPal accounts
Chris Parsons reports:
A computer expert who ‘plotted a £350,000 fraud’ is facing jail today after admitting he stole the personal details of more than eight million people.
Edward Pearson, 23, also admitted he illegally obtained the credit card details of 400 PayPal customers in an 18-month scam.
Read more on The Daily Mail. Sadly, there are no details on the software he wrote to amass the 8 million individuals’ details.