A suspected hackers of football club Websites has been arrested in Hungary. The European arrest warrant sought-after Portuguese had been arrested on Wednesday in Budapest, informed the Portuguese police late Wednesday night in Lisbon. The man was suspected of, among other things, "the improper appropriation and dissemination of data, as well as the attempted extortion," said the police spokesman.
The 30-Year-old should be shipped in three to four weeks to Portugal and could be sentenced to a prison term of up to ten years. Still, it was too early to accuse the man of a specific crime, said the spokesman.
According to Reports in the Portuguese media is suspected the man to be the creators of "Football Leaks" or at least "close Links" to the unveiling platform. If it were a history student who came on an Erasmus programme to Budapest. In Portugal in particular known Suspect said in Interviews, meanwhile, he had nothing to do with "Football Leaks" and was the victim of a defamation campaign.
In the investigation of the authorities in Portugal, however, this is less about "Football Leaks" as the info leaks that were published on the TV channel of FC Porto, and in Blogs. These info leaks have led to investigations against the record-holding champion Benfica Lisbon, by the referee, and games bought. Because of the info leaks Benfica filed a complaint against FC Porto.More about
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