New charges filed in HIV data leak

Whitney Leggett reports:

A Winchester man charged in Singapore with leaking the confidential information of more than 14,000 HIV patients is facing new federal charges in Kentucky. 

Mikhy Farrera-Brochez, 34, was arrested in Clark County December and charged with third-degree criminal trespassing for allegedly refusing to leave his mother’s property. According to court documents, it was the second time Brochez had been asked to leave the property, and he was arrested for third-degree criminal trespassing.

According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Farrera-Brochez was charged Friday with unlawful transfer of stolen identification documents and possession with intent to distribute those documents in violation of federal law. 

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