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KINKO's hacker arrested for stealing customer Credit Card numbers

by Nikola Strahija on December 24th, 2002 A Queens man has been arrested for allegedly installing a computer program at various Kinko's Copy Center outlets that enabled him to download credit-card information from customers who used the stores' desktop computers, authorities said.


Juju Jiang, 24, of Flushing, was charged with computer fraud and released Friday on a $25,000 personal recognizance bond. Jiang allegedly told federal Secret Service agents he had been hacking into computers for a year and had sold stolen computer passwords and user names to other hackers. Jiang's alleged operation was detected when one victim heard his personal computer turn on by itself and then watched as a hacker tried to access his corporate American Express account.

The unidentified victim had used a computer at a Manhattan Kinko's a few days before the Oct. 30 incident to access his home computer while on a business trip. During a search Friday morning, agents said they found five computers in Jiang's bedroom with a program that allows hackers to gain access to other people's computers. Jiang faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted. Jiang and a Kinko's spokesman could not immediately be reached for comment. Queens Hacker Arrested For Stealing Kinko's Credit-Card Numbers.


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