Messiah Hacker Faces 105 New Charges

James Raj Arokiasamy, the Singaporean hacker better known as “Messiah”, has had 105 additional charges levelled against him, bringing his total number of charges to 162.


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Messiah was first brought before a court last November for hacking into the website of Ang Mo Kio Town Council, while he was actually living in Malaysia at the time. The newest charges are for alleged unauthorized access to a number of government websites such as the Singapore Prison Service, Singapore Elections Department and Ministry of Communications and Information. He has also been accused of accessing Fuji Xerox’s web server.

His hacking spree didn’t end there though. He is facing accusations of hacking the site of a Singapore church, City Harvest Church, and posting unauthorized messages as well as scanning the servers.

All of these offences took place between March and November 2013, according to Today Online.

He is also facing four drug related charges and his pre-trial will begin later this week.