Sony-blasting Lizard Squad suspects quizzed by UK and Finnish cops
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UK police have arrested a suspected member of the infamous Lizard Squad crew.
The 22-year-old from Twickenham, south-west London, was arrested by police on Tuesday, and questioned about alleged fraud against PayPal as well as claims he is reportedly linked to Lizard Squad – a group of cyber-miscreants who made headlines worldwide after claiming responsibility for denial-of-service attacks against the PlayStation network and Xbox Live.
Thames Valley police confirmed the arrest (statement below) by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit without going into specifics about the alleged offence or naming the suspect, who was freed on police bail following questioning.
The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) has arrested a 22-year-old man from Twickenham on suspicion of fraud by false representation and Computer Misuse Act offences.
The arrest (on 30/12) is in connection with an ongoing investigation into cyber fraud offences which took place between 2013 and August 2014, during which victims reported funds being stolen from their PayPal accounts.
The arrested man was released on bail until 10 March.
Elsewhere, police in Finland investigating Lizard Squad activities interviewed - without arresting - a 17 year-old suspect, according to local reports. ®