Man Pleads Not Guilty to Stealing 44,000 Credit Card Numbers

In an investigation that spanned from a Seattle restaurant to Romania, a 21-year-old Dutch national pleaded not guilty to federal computer hacking charges that include the theft of at least 44,000 credit card numbers. Federal prosecutors said David Benjamin Schrooten is a prominent figure known as "Fortezza" in the international hacking community who sold stolen credit card numbers in bulk through websites.