University of Central Florida honors student Scott Arciszewski was back in the same campus dorm room Tuesday night that FBI agents had hauled him out of just hours earlier while arresting him on hacking charges.

Scott Arciszewski's Facebook photo

That’s according to a new report out of Southwest Florida’s WINKTV, which conducted an exclusive interview with Arciszewski’s father, Gary Arciszewski Tuesday evening.

Scott Arciszewski’s father told the station authorities released him and allowed him to go back to his dorm room, which houses mostly UCF athletes and honor students, so he could prepare for an exam today.


Gary Arciszewski didn’t even know about his son’s arrest until a reporter from the station knocked on his door and told him.

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“The kid hasn’t called me, nobody has called us, no one has told us. We’re in the dark until we find out what is going on,” Gary Arciszewski told WINK.

Scott Arciszewski’s mother told the station she got a hold of her son on Facebook, who told her he was in the UCF library studying for his Wednesday exam.

KnightNews.com has reached out to Scott Arciszewski over Facebook to give him the chance to tell his side of the story. If he accepts the invitation for an interview, we’ll let you know.

KnightNews.com’s Kevin Wolkenfeld was first to break this major, national story yesterday. KnightNews.com needs help from the UCF community again to gather more information about this developing story.

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