Feds Charge Hacker With Trying To Sell Stolen TV Scripts, Sex Tapes And Private Information
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Federal prosecutors have charged a Bahamas man with felony criminal copyright infringement and identity theft for hacking 130 celebrities’ email accounts and stealing unreleased movie scripts, sex tapes and Social Security numbers, according to The New York Times. Alonzo Knowles, 23, appeared in Federal District Court in New York City on Tuesday and was ordered detained. Clay Kaminsky, his attorney, declined to comment. Each of the charges carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison. Hacker Contacts Radio Host It all started when a famous radio host received an email with an offer for scripts from the first six episodes…
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Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.