JERUSALEM -- Israeli police acting at the request of the FBI have
arrested an Israeli youth for allegedly hacking into and damaging a
police computer system in Pennsylvania, authorities said
The 19-year-old suspect was released on bond after a hearing
Wednesday in the southern city of Beersheba, said police spokesman
Gil Kleiman. He would not give the youth's name.
The hacking destroyed some records in the computer system of the
police department, Kleiman said, adding that he did not know which
department in Pennsylvania had been affected.
Kleiman said the suspect may be charged with computer fraud.
The suspect told police he had no idea what he was doing and did not
know that he had entered the police computer system.
Israeli police have in several instances, at the request of the FBI,
arrested citizens suspected of hacking computers of U.S. companies
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