Crypto clues help solve prison murders

Monday, 31 July 2006, 5:18 PM EST

Bosses of an American racist prison gang have been convicted of murders and racketeering offences after investigators broke the encoded messages they used to order attacks.

Barry "The Baron" Mills and Tyler "The Hulk" Bingham, leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood. were found guilty last week of orchestrating the murder of black inmates from behind the confines of a maximum security prison. The verdicts came at the end of a five-month trial and two weeks of jury deliberations. The two aging king-pins face possible execution for their crimes, the LA Times reports.

At The Register.

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