FBI catches swatter who said “you can’t catch a hacker”

Lee Munson reports:

If you can’t do the time then you shouldn’t do the crime. And if you’re going to boast that you can’t get caught, you probably ought to be good at covering your tracks.

At least, that’s the lesson I assume one Zachary Lee Morgenstern has learned.

The Texan teenager has pleaded guilty to one count of threats to kill, after an investigation by the FBI pinpointed him as the source of several hoax bomb threats and “swatting” calls to police in Minnesota, Ohio and Massachusetts – acts described by US Attorney Andrew M. Luger as “dangerous to victims and a significant drain on scarce law enforcement resources” and a threat which could not be allowed to go unanswered.

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