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Recidivist Hacker Sentenced for Violating Supervised Release Conditions

Cape Cod Today staff report: A New Bedford man was sentenced yesterday for violating conditions of his supervised release by engaging in another cybercrime after being released from federal custody after two prior convictions. Cameron Lacroix, 30, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Senior Judge Mark L. Wolf to 15 months in prison, to...

Surgical Assistant Suspected of Identity Theft Scheme at Southern California Hospitals

Eric Leonard, Philip Drechsler and Andrew Blankstein report: A man who worked as a surgical assistant has been arrested on suspicion of stealing identities, financial data, and money from employees and patients while working at several Los Angeles area hospitals, law enforcement sources told NBCLA. James Shannon, also known as James Sannon and other...

Capital One Hack Prosecution Raises New and Old Questions about Adequacy of CFAA

Timothy H. Gray, Ethan Kisch and Michael F. Buchanan of Patterson Belknap write: On August 28, 2019, almost a month after Paige A. Thompson was arrested based on allegations that she hacked into servers rented by Capital One Financial Corporation, a criminal indictment was returned charging her with one count each of computer and...