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Internet Fraud Casebook by Joseph T. Wells

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Chapter 27. The G.I. Hacker

BRUCE L. OWDLEY

James Wilson was a proud military soldier who had been married for just under a year to his sweetheart, Linda. They had plans of expanding their family, but for the time being were happy with their short-hair terrier, Scrappy. James was pleased with his military career; he learned electronics and communications in the Army and enjoyed his assignment as a signal-corps technician. After his active-duty assignment ended, he continued his career in the Army Reserves and used his G.I. Bill to obtain several computer certifications. James was a fit, active young man who still donned his military-style haircut. He wanted to make sure his wife received every enjoyment and luxury life could offer, and promised Linda's father that he would strive to provide her with the finer things in life.

Linda was the daughter of a plastic surgeon and grew up in an upper-class, conservative, suburban neighborhood. Her parents did not allow her to wander very far from home or partake of any questionable or risky activities. She went to the best schools and had been brought up to be a refined member of upper-class society. Linda's father, Richard, did not think anyone was good enough for his sweet Lin, who he believed was destined to become a world-class surgeon. She graduated magna cum laude in premed from Stanford University and was accepted to Johns Hopkins University's prestigious medical school. But her future took a dramatic turn when she was introduced to ...

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