The Benghazi Security Directorate has announced the arrest of a gang of hackers who hacked the Libyana and Al-Madar websites and withdrew thousands of prepaid cards, sold them and exchanged currency.

The Directorate explained on its Facebook page that the General Investigations Department had received information about two Egyptians practicing a profession without a license and defrauding several people through mobile phones and currency exchange.

 After interrogation, they admitted that they were transferring dollar, Libyan and Syrian currencies to Egypt, in addition to hacking the Libyana and Al-Madar websites and withdrawing and selling a large number of prepaid cards.

The defendants confessed to entering Libyan territory illegally and were referred to the Public Prosecution Office to complete its interrogations.