BREAKING: BreachForums owner “Pompompurin” arrested
Bob Van Voris and William Turton report:
Federal agents have arrested a Peekskill, New York, man they say ran the notorious dark web data-breach site “BreachForums” under the name “pompompurin.”
Conor Brian Fitzpatrick was arrested by a team of investigators at his home around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, FBI Special Agent John Longmire said in a sworn statement filed in court the next day. Fitzpatrick is charged with a single count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud.
Read more at Bloomberg (paywall).
Pom was charged in the Southern District of New York, Case:
US v. Fitzpatrick, 23-cr-2171, US District Court, Southern District of New York (Manhattan).
But I also found a case against him in the Eastern District of Virginia:
Case 1:23-mj-00067-JFA United States of America vs. Conor Brian Fitzpatrick.
From the court docket in that case: the criminal complaint cover sheet and the first sheet of the complaint, as well as the affidavit.gov.uscourts.vaed.535542.1.0