Feds Arrest 14 Alleged Hackers From Anonymous
They face charges related to last year's attack on PayPal
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2011 6:01 PM CDT
This 2010 photo shows a screen shot of the online payment site PayPal.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The hackers of Anonymous are apparently a far-flung group. The Justice Department today said it arrested 14 of them across nine states and the District of Columbia, reports the AP. They are accused of taking part in last year's attack on PayPal, which took place after the website suspended accounts from WikiLeaks. Seven other people—two in the US and five in Europe—also were charged with cybercrimes in the bust, notes CNN.

 

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