Online Gambling "Super Hacker" Arrested In Argentina

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Police in Argentina have announced that they have arrested a 19 year old "Super Hacker", whom it accuses of breaking into online casinos and money transfer sites in order to steal money.

The arrest was made in Buenos Aires and saw the teenager placed into custody after he was alleged to running a ring of seven hackers who were conducting the illegal activities. The man was believed to be making upwards of $50,000 per month.

The investigation into the ring began in 2012 under what is being called "Operation Zombie".

Names of the hacked casinos and payment processors have not been released by investigators as of press time.

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Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.