TN: Hacker sentenced for tampering with medical records

A 39-year-old Dyersburg man who hacked into a private computer and tampered with another person’s health records will spend 28 months in prison.

A federal jury convicted Bradley Reeves Forsythe, 53 Ducky Lane, on Sept. 5 of intentionally accessing a computer without authorization to cause damage.

Forsythe was sentenced Jan. 9 in U.S. District Court in Memphis. He is to serve 28 months in a federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release. He also was ordered to pay a special assessment of $100 and restitution totalling $2,175.04 to an insurance company and to Smothers’ Eye Clinic.

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