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FBI Continues LulzSec Investigation, Nabs 29 Year Old Lady From Iowa

LulzSec may have officially disbanded after 50 days of reign of terror, but law enforcement agencies in the US are showing no signs of slowing down the hunt for the members of the notorious hacking-collective.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reportedly raided an Iowa woman’s residence last week because of her alleged connections with LulzSec.

According to this report by the tech website Wired (opens in new tab), the suspect, named Laurelai Bailey, 29 was confronted by FBI agents at her Davenport, Iowa home at 11 am last Thursday.

Apparently, she claims that the FBI agents, who were carrying with them a search warrant, had told her that they did not come to arrest her.

As revealed by Bailey, the conversation between her and the agents continued for almost five straight hours.

Not just that, the agents also asked her if she could infiltrate in to the group using her online friendship with some of the members of the infamous group, she claimed.

“They wanted to know if I could get close to them. I told them these people hate me… it wouldn’t do any good,” Bailey said in an interview with the Wired.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.