Hacker Sentenced to 20 Years in Identity Theft Case

A federal court judge in Boston sentenced Albert Gonzalez to 20 years in prison for causing thefts of more than $200 million. Gonzalez had stolen more than 40 million debit and credit card numbers. Then, he used those stolen numbers to cause the theft and losses. Gonzalez had pleaded guilty to breaking into accounts held […]

Indictment in Largest Identity Theft Scheme

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey on Monday announced an indictment in the largest identity theft scheme ever uncovered in the United States. Charged in the indictment were Albert Gonzalez and two others who remain fugitives. The indictment alleges that Gonzalez and the others targeted large corporations for theft of credit and debit card numbers. The […]