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Thai police arrest Algerian hacker on FBI list

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BANGKOK - Thai police have arrested an Algerian national wanted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for allegedly making tens of millions of dollars from cyber crime, officials said Monday. 

Hamza Bendelladj, 24, was arrested late Sunday while attempting to transit through Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport from Malaysia, Immigration Bureau chief Pharnu Kerdlarpphon said.

"We were tipped off to his arrival by the FBI, who have been following his case for the past three years," Pol Lt Gen Pharnu said.

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