Suspected cyber criminal arrested in south London

Police arrested a 28-year-old man suspected of committing cyber crimes in the Croydon area of London this morning.

The arrest is part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of malware designed to capture the user's personal details to make fraudulent transactions.

Officers from specialist cyber crime units in the Metropolitan Police and Serious Organised Crime Agency took the suspect to a south London Police Station for questioning.

His computer and other electronic equipment were also seized for examination.