IT exec sentenced to eight years for data theft

Friday, 24 February 2006, 1:53 PM EST

Scott Levine, formerly principal owner of e-mail marketing company Snipermail Inc., was sentenced yesterday to eight years in prison on charges related to the theft of more than 1 billion data records, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

Levine, 46, was convicted on 120 counts of unauthorized access of a protected computer, two counts of device fraud and one count of obstruction of justice.

At Computerworld.

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