also known as Captain Crunch, Crunch or Crunchman (after Capn Crunch, the mascot of a breakfast cereal), is a former phone phreak.
Draper was the son of a U.S. Air Force engineer; he described his father as distant in an interview published on the front page of the Jan 13-14, 2007 issue of The Wall Street Journal. Draper himself entered the Air Force in 1964,while stationed in Alaska helped his fellow servicemen make free phone calls home by devising access to a local telephone switchboard. He was honorably disged from the Air Force in 1968did military-related work for several employers in the San Francisco Bay Area. He adopted the erculture of the timesoperated a pirate radio station out of a Volkswagen van. Draper is infamous for his, generally, poor hygienedental record.