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UK NewsAuthorities say hacker who stole music arrested in UK

18:10  13 september  2019
18:10  13 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

Going for a song? UK police arrest suspected hacker of music stars

Going for a song? UK police arrest suspected hacker of music stars Going for a song? UK police arrest suspected hacker of music stars

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NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York and London say a teenage hacker has been arrested in England on charges of stealing unreleased songs from international music artists and selling them for cryptocurrency.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. says the 19-year-old man was arrested Thursday in Ipswich, England. His name was withheld by authorities in both countries because of the United Kingdom's privacy laws.

The law enforcement authorities did not say which recording artists' music was stolen. They said the man accessed the musicians' websites and cloud-based accounts illegally.

Vance's office said it began investigating after receiving referrals from music management companies.

Detective Inspector Nick Court of the City of London Police said in a statement that this sort of crime causes "significant financial loss" to musicians.

Belfast Grand Opera House ex-employee who stole over £20,000 spared jail.
Defence barrister Martin Morgan said his client was a man of "previously impeccable good character" who was deeply ashamed of his actions . Urging Judge Fowler not to send his client to jail, Mr Morgan said a loss of McColgan's liberty would have a significant impact on his wife and young children. Saying McColgan "has done everything right" since his arrest - including admitted his criminality and paying back the full amount he stole - Mr Morgan said that at the time of offending, his client was experiencing "certain financial pressures.

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