NY: Cable guy guilty of ID theft

A Time Warner Cable (“TWC”) technician, who illegally installed a spyware program on three of his employers’ computers to enable him to gain unauthorized access to TWC’s customer database and billing system, was convicted on all eight counts against him.  The jury convicted Louis Puesan, 45, of multiple counts, including computer trespass, computer tampering in the third degree, unlawful duplication of computer related material, and unlawful possession of computer related material.

As proven at trial, Puesan, a TWC technician for more than 20 years, committed several computer crimes against his employer in February 2008, by installing unauthorized spyware on three of TWC’s network computers at its Northern Manhattan office at 401 West 219th Street.


The defendant is expected to be sentenced on September 13, and faces up to four years in prison on the most serious of the felony charges.

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