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A 15 year old boy arrested in connection with the investigation into alleged data theft

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On Monday, 26 October, at approximately 16:20hrs officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), working with detectives from the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit (MPCCU), executed a search warrant at an address in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

At the address, a 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences. He has been taken into custody at a County Antrim police station where he will later be interviewed.

A search of the address is ongoing and enquiries continue.
This is a joint investigation by MPCCU detectives, the PSNI's Cyber Crime Centre (CCC) and the National Crime Agency.

Anyone who believes they have been directly affected by this alleged data theft should visit

Further crime prevention advice concerning this incident can be obtained from the Action Fraud website

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October 26, 2015

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