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19 yo Hacking Suspect Has Diagnosis with #Autism, Is Refused Bail & will appear Mon in court | @Care2 @CareCauses

19 yo Hacking Suspect Has Diagnosis with #Autism, Is Refused Bail & will appear Mon in court | @Care2 @CareCauses

19-year-old Ryan Cleary was arrested last Monday at his home in Wickford, Essex in the UK on charges of bringing down the website of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca). His arrest is part of a probe by Scotland Yard and the FBI about the hacking group LulzSec, which has claimed responsibility for hacking attacks on the websites of the US Senate and the CIA. In the City of Westminster magistrates court earlier today, Cleary’s lawyer, Ben Cooper, said that his client has been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome by a psychologist and that he had concerns about him remaining in custody over the weekend. The court was told that Cleary is “of high intelligence but is agoraphobic and has difficulty interacting with other people.” Cleary had been granted bail but prosecutors, say the Guardian , have objected. Wearing a white t-shirt, Cleary answered only to confirm his name ...

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