San Jose IT Consultant Charged With Identity Theft

Lisa Fernandez reports:

A 39-year-old San Jose IT consultant has been charged with a string of Silicon Valley office burglaries that netted computer components and customer profiles and caused the networks of several businesses to shut down.

After an investigation by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s high-tech crime task force, Andrew Madrid was charged last week with 36 felonies, including 24 counts of commercial burglary, five counts of identity theft and six counts of theft or possession of stolen property, and a count of possessing methamphetamine.

Read more on NBC Bay Area.  This wasn’t his first arrest for this type of thing, it seems.

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