Teenager ran internet banking scam

A 16 year old who police sent on a computer training course to improve his behaviour has admitted using a computer in an attempt to defraud banks of nearly $45,000.

The Upper Hutt teenager faces 26 fraud charges after hacking into people's internet banking accounts in August and September.

Police say he posted a computer virus on an internet message board and used it to capture details from people's personal computers. Teenager ran internet banking scam - New Zealand's source for technology news on Stuff.co.nz

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