Sentence in library hacking case

Monday, 3 June 2002, 6:08 PM EST

A Philadelphia man who hacked into a western New York library Web site was sentenced to one to three years in prison Friday.

Christopher Chinnici pleaded guilty to felony second-degree computer tampering for breaking into the Monroe County library system's Web site in December 2001. Chinnici, 28, also agreed to pay restitution of up to $17,000 for repairs to the system, said Assistant District Attorney Jennifer A. Whitman.

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