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Late computer genius, AlphaBay creator loved Thailand

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MacBook Pro displaying lines of code. Photo: markusspiske (Pixabay).

Canadian Alexandre Cazes was a hacker at age 14 with an IQ of 142, the founder of the 200,000-member illicit trading site AlphaBay, and a longtime resident of Thailand, the country he loved, before his arrest and suicide, police said on Monday.

Senior police officers held a press conference at the Narcotics Suppression Bureau to elaborate on Cazes, who was found dead in a Bureau cell in Bangkok on July 12.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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