Nine jailed for hacking in China

December 17th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) Nine people have been jailed for hacking and illegally acquiring online games accounts in China, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Zhao and Yan, were jailed three years- and- eight months and two-and-half-years respectively for hacking online games accounts and selling them to new users by the Xiaguan District People’s Court in eastern China’s Jiangsu province.

Seven others who bought hacked accounts from them were given jail terms ranging from one to four years. Zhao and Yan earned thousands of yuan by selling these accounts.

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