Former Bank of New York Mellon computer tech pleads guilty

The Associated Press reports that Adeniyi Adeyemi, a former computer technician at Bank of New York Mellon, pleaded guilty to computer tampering and other charges.  Adeyemi reportedly admitted to stealing   2,000 other employees’ identities and then using their ID’s for years to loot about $1 million from charities.

Adeyemi had been indicted in October 2009.  At the time, he was believed to have stolen the information of 150 employees.   He will be sentenced on July 21.

Update: A copy of the press release can be found here.

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