Hacker gets 10 years in jail for spying on Colombia peace process

I’m always reluctant to rely on Fox News for anything, but they seem to have the only English-language news coverage of this development:

A Colombian court sentenced hacker Andres Sepulveda to 10 years in prison after he admitted to various crimes, including spying on the government’s peace talks with the FARC, and accepted the prosecution’s offer of a reduced penalty in exchange for his cooperation.

Sepulveda was judged guilty of five crimes, including illegal interception and espionage, according to the sentence handed down by the 22nd Presiding Court of Bogota.

He must also pay a fine worth 120 of his current monthly minimum salaries as part of the agreement.

The Internet pirate was arrested in May 2014 after being traced to secret offices that hacked confidential information and messages, including one whose objective was to sabotage the peace process.

Read more on Fox News Latino. If you can read Spanish, there’s tons of Spanish-language coverage that you can find via Google.

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