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HASfter the wave of assault threats which affected a number of instructional institutions by way of digital work areas (ENT), a 17-year-old teenager was indicted this Saturday March 30 in Paris and positioned in pre-trial detention. The younger man was arrested on Thursday March 28 within the morning in Malakoff (Hauts-de-Seine) by the Anti-Cybercrime Office (Ofac) and positioned in police custody.

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The “school-going” teenager didn’t have “a criminal record of the same nature”, specifies Paris prosecutor Laure Beccuau. At the top of his police custody, he was introduced to an investigating choose of the Paris court docket who indicted him particularly for “attacks on an automated system of personal data implemented by the State committed in an organized gang” and “threat of death materialized in writing, image or other object”. He was then placed in pre-trial detention by a liberty and detention judge, in accordance with the prosecutor's orders.

More than 150 establishments targeted

Since the middle of last week, more than 150 schools located in twenty academies in total have been targeted by these attack threats. In a press release, Laure Beccuau announced that her prosecution was now centralizing attacks of the same nature in recent days to the detriment of all ENTs.

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