Ex-Cardinals Scouting Director to Plead Guilty to Hacking Houston Astros: Sources (UPDATED)
Brian Costa and Devlin Barrett are reporting that according to sources, Chris Correa, the former scouting director for the St. Louis Cardinals, is scheduled to plead guilty today in connection with an unauthorized breach of the Houston Astros computer network.
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Update: The sources were right – he did plead guilty to five counts, as The Guardian reports:
Christopher Correa pleaded guilty to five counts of unauthorized access of a protected computer, access authorities said dated back several years. The 35-year-old Correa was the Cardinals’ director of baseball development until he was fired last summer.
Correa told the judge that his actions were “stupid.” He faces up to five years in prison on each charge when he is sentenced April 11.