Iran arrests 16 for cyber crimes

TEHRAN, Dec. 5 (MNA) – Sixteen people linked with foreign agents have been arrested in Kerman Province for committing cyber crimes, an Iranian official announced on Wednesday.

“These individuals… are accused of acting against national security through cooperation with foreign networks and designing websites and developing content for counter-revolutionary websites with the aim of overthrowing the Islamic Republic system,” Ahmad Qorbani, Kerman’s deputy prosecutor general, told reporters.

By Mehr News Agency

 

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