British man pleads guilty to attack on Liberian telecoms provider

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Daniel Kaye, aged 30 from Egham in Surrey, pleaded guilty today at Blackfriars Crown Court to three offences under the Computer Misuse Act.

A British man has pleaded guilty to attacking a telecommunications provider in Liberia.

Daniel Kaye, aged 30 from Egham in Surrey, pleaded guilty today at Blackfriars Crown Court to three offences under the Computer Misuse Act.

  • Count 1 - Making an article for use in the commission of an offence under section 1,3, or 3ZA of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 , contrary to section 3A(1) and (5) of the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
  • Count 2 - Unauthorised acts in relation to a computer, with intent to impair the operation of a computer or preventing or hindering access to any program or data held on a computer, contrary to section 3(1) of the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
  • Count 3 - Possessing Criminal Property contrary to sections 329(1) and 334 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

He was released on conditional bail pending sentencing on 11 January.

The case followed an investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

 

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