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Secrecy shrouds 'Smiling Hacker' case as us keeps coy

He's said to have made a fortune hacking banks and financial companies, but after his arrest in Bangkok, no one is saying exactly what laws Hamza Bendelladj has broken

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  • Writer: Ezra Kyrill Erker & Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai
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The mystery surrounding an Algerian man dubbed the ''smiling hacker'' has deepened, with prosecutors unable to say when he will appear in court and US officials refusing to specify what laws he has broken. 

SHUT DOWN: Hamza Bendelladj is escorted by police after his arrest.

Hamza Bendelladj, 24, was arrested on Jan 6 while his plane was on the tarmac at Suvarnabumi airport.

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