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Phone Hacking Tied to Terrorists – NY Times

On November 26, 2011, the New York Times reported that the Philippines Criminal Investigation and Detection Group arrested four individuals in connection with a plot to hack into AT&T accounts in order to divert money to a terrorist organization.

According to the article, the suspects were "working with a group called Jemaah Islamiyah, a terrorist group linked to Al Qaeda and responsible for the 2002 bombings in Bali, which killed 202 people."  The New York Times further reported that

"The suspects remotely gained access to the telephone operating systems of an unspecified number of AT&T clients and used them to call telephone numbers that passed on revenues to the suspects."

The total scheme is estimated to have costed $2 million.

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