Computer hacker sought by FBI charged in Turkey with cyber fraud....
Assoc Press

A Turkish computer hacker sought by the FBI on suspicion of attacking the Web sites of several well-known companies and media outlets was charged with cyber fraud Friday.

Police captured the 23-year-old suspected hacker, identified as Atilla E., in the southern city of Adana on Thursday.

The companies whose Web sites he is accused of attacking include Microsoft, CNN International, ABC television and The New York Times, according to officials. He also is accused of breaking into online bank accounts.

He faces seven years in prison if convicted. No trial date was set.

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