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Friday, 03 August 2007 10:51

Danish cyclist hacked

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Emails sold to a paper

 

A man has been arrested on suspicion of hacking into Danish cyclist Michael Rasmussen's e-mails and trying to sell them to a newspaper.

According to Reuters, the man who could not be named claimed the e-mails contained information about Rasmussen's whereabouts before the Tour de France.

Rasmussen was fired by his Rabobank team for lying about his whereabouts
to evade drug testers.He claimed he had been in Mexico, but a former Italian rider said he saw him in Italy.

The 'hacker' faces preliminary charges of illegally obtaining another person's e-mail. If found guilty, he could be sentenced to up to 18 months in prison.

A Danish newspaper said that it was contacted on Monday by a person offering to sell the contents of Rasmussen's e-mail inbox.He claimed he had guessed the rider's password to access the account.

Rasmussen, who confirmed it was his e-mail account and the newspaper contacted the police. Police in Herning seized several computers and hard disks at the suspect's home.

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