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Essex Police Arrest Man Over Blackberry Water Fight Plan

August 15th, 2011 08:19 admin View Comments

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An anonymous reader writes “Under the banner headline ‘Police reassure residents they are working to keep county safe,’ Essex police proudly proclaimed that they arrested a 20-year-old man from Colchester who ‘allegedly sent messages from a Blackberry encouraging people to join in a water fight.’ Having also made a number of arrests of people sitting at home on Facebook, Acting Assistant Chief Constable Mason wrote: ‘Police will continue to monitor social networking sites for unlawful activity.’” That’s some good police work there, Lou.

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LulzSec Suspect Arrested By UK Police

June 21st, 2011 06:43 admin View Comments

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An anonymous reader writes “The UK’s Police Computer e-Crime Unit (PCeU) has arrested a 19-year-old man in Wickford, Essex, in connection with the series of LulzSec attacks against organizations including the CIA, PBS and Sony. The man, who has been arrested under the Computer Misuse and Fraud Act, has had his house searched and a significant amount of material taken away by police for forensic examination. The PCeU worked with local Essex police and the FBI on the investigation.”

Source: LulzSec Suspect Arrested By UK Police

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