Related News: Death threat hacker who fooled police is jailed

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A hacker who hijacked computers to make death threats has been jailed for eight years.

Yusuke Katayama played a game of cat and mouse with the authorities, leading them to make numerous wrongful arrests.

He threatened a massacre at a comic book event, as well as to attack a school attended by the grandchildren of Japan’s Emperor Akihito.

Katayama’s campaign highlighted the difficulties the country’s police force has had in dealing with cyber crime.

Source: BBC News

Related News: Chatroom rape fantasies woman jailed for six years

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A woman who used internet chatrooms to try to arrange for strangers to rape a former work colleague has been jailed for six years.

Joanne Berry, 30, from Grove Park, south-east London, said she liked role-play and invited men to act out violent “rape scenarios” with her.

But instead of giving her own address she gave that of the work colleague in Kent.

Source: BBC

Related News: Jurors jailed for contempt of court over internet use

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Two jurors have each been jailed for two months for contempt of court after one posted a comment on Facebook and the other researched a case online.

Kasim Davey, 21, of London, wrote a strongly-worded Facebook message during the trial of a man for sex offences.

The High Court ruled he and Joseph Beard, 29, who was a juror on a separate fraud trial, “interfered with the administration of justice”.

Source: BBC

Related News: Man jailed for enticing child

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An Opp man, accused of enticing a 13-year-old boy and described as a “possible flight risk,” was jailed late Thursday by the Opp Police Department.

Sgt. Walter Inabinett with the OPD said the investigation began earlier in the day after 49-year-old Michael Eugene Zebarcki allegedly attempted to get the child, described as an “acquaintance,” to enter the basement of his home “for immoral purposes.”

Source: Andalusia Star News