British hacker charged over Fed computer break-in

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A British man has been charged with hacking into Federal Reserve servers, stealing information and posting it to the internet, the US Attorney's Office said yesterday.

Lauri Love, from Suffolk in England, was described in a statement by the office as a "sophisticated computer hacker" who in 2012 and 2013 is alleged to have worked with other computer hackers around the world to target Federal Reserve systems.

Manhattan US attorney Preet Bharara said: "As alleged, Lauri Love is a sophisticated hac

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