Three Men Charged with Hacking Into Brokerage Accounts

Federal authorities have charged three men with hacking into online brokerage accounts and using the proceeds to manipulate the stock of Google, Sun Microsystems and 12 other companies. Indian nationals Jaisankar Marimuthu, Chockalingam Ramanathan and Thirugnanam Ramanathan were arrested and indicted on multiple counts, marking the first time an arrest and federal charges were made in an online brokerage account intrusion case.

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