Phishing scammer threw his laptop out the window

A teenager who tried to cover up his ‘phishing’ scam by throwing his laptop out the bedroom window has been jailed for nine months. Rayyan Boussaid, 19, sent thousands of texts claiming to be from Three Mobile between July and September 2019. Recipients would be redirected to a fake Three website which harvested their banking details. Prosecutor Emily Dummett said: ‘On 17 December 2019 a warrant was executed at his home address. ‘On police’s arrival he threw a laptop from…

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