after The large-scale data theft in the case of politicians and other Celebrities arrested suspects acted according to the investigation from Trouble. The 20-year-old man from Central Hessen have stated, to have indignation about the public Statements of politicians, journalists and public figures acted, informed the Federal criminal police office on Tuesday in Wiesbaden. He was not previously convicted, had confessed to the crime and is cooperating with the authorities. In the absence of Detention, he was now released. The Accused had also shown repentance and may be impulsive, or easily done. In the case of younger offenders to experience often, “a great Thought begins”, when all of a sudden, the police is standing in front of the door, said Prosecutor George Ungefuk of the Central office for combating Internet crime (Zit) of the General Prosecutor’s office of Frankfurt am Main.

The perpetrator claimed to have acted alone. So far there is no evidence to third parties that have been involved in the data theft, it said. The apartment of the man was on Sunday searched. The exact location of the BKA informed. The information that the Accused should live in the parental home and in a school the ratio. The BKA is not described him as being “very computer literate”, the appropriate training he had. The fundamental Computer interest and time were the factors that caused many young people without computer science training to acquire such knowledge and, accordingly, the Internet could act, it said.

Fast seizure “undoubtedly a success”

He had published on the now-locked Twitter account @_0rbit in December, data from approximately 1000 current and former politicians, Celebrities and journalists are on the Internet. Some of the information he had provided earlier to the grid. About 50 cases were serious, because more data have been published packages, such as private data, photos and correspondence. In the case of the search of his apartment had initially found no evidence of political Motivation, this question is not conclusively settled. The police refer to in their Considerations of “General criminal as well as political Motivation”, – said the head of the Department of Cybersecurity at the Federal criminal police office, Heiko Löhr. It will also be examined, whether the defendant had really acted alone.

On the trail of the accused, the investigators came, among other things, by the search of an apartment in Heilbronn, Germany, and the interrogation of a 19-year-old witnesses. The findings were “useful” for identification.