Charges: State employee hacked into co-worker’s computer

Pat Reavy reports:

A state employee was charged Wednesday with illegally getting into his co-worker’s computer, changing her Facebook password and reading her messages.

Eric Brian Thompson, 42, of Farmington, is charged in 3rd District Court with computer fraud, a third-degree felony.

In May of 2016, Thompson was an employee of the state of Utah, according to charging documents, but they don’t specify which state agency.

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