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German shooter hacked Facebook account to lure victims, bought gun on dark net

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    The media is delving into the digital life of the teenage shooter who opened fire at McDonald’s in Munich Germany’s Olympia Mall. Nine people were killed and 27 others were injured in the tragic rampage. In the end, he killed himself. So far, it’s been reported that he hacked Facebook to lure victims, bought a gun on the ‘dark net’ and played the ‘violent’ video game Counter-Strike.

    Shooter hacked a girl’s Facebook account to target and social engineer victims

    18-year-old mass shooting gunman Ali David Sonboly purportedly used Facebook to social engineer, aka “lure,” victims to McDonald’s. The Telegraph reported that the shooter, who had dual German-Iranian citizenship, had hacked into a “pretty teenage” girl’s Facebook account.

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