Bristol Community College Student Who Hacked Paris Hilton’s Phone Facing New Charges

Shannon McMahon reports:

A Bristol Community College student who reportedly leaked incriminating photos he hacked from Paris Hilton’s cellphone in 2005 is facing new charges after allegedly breaking into his college’s computer network and a law enforcement computer. He is also accused of obtaining stolen bank card data for more than 14,000 account holders.

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The new batch of charges allege he repeatedly hacked into the Bristol Community College computer network to change his and two other students’ grades, accessed law enforcement computers containing intelligence records, arrest warrants, and sex offender information, and obtained the personal bank records of thousands of people.

The Department of Justice did not identify the local police department whose network Lacroix hacked into, nor did they specify how he obtained the personal bank card data of thousands.

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