Pompompurin Unmasked: Infamous BreachForums Mastermind Arrested in New York

From thehackernews.com

U.S. law enforcement authorities have arrested a New York man in connection with running the infamous BreachForums hacking forum under the online alias “Pompompurin.”

The development, first reported by Bloomberg Law, comes after News 12 Westchester, earlier this week, said that federal investigators “spent hours inside and outside of a home in Peekskill.”

“At one point, investigators were seen removing several bags of evidence from the house,” the New York-based local news service added.

According to an affidavit filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the suspect identified himself as Conor Brian Fitzpatrick and admitted to being the owner of the BreachForums website.

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