T-Mobile hacker pleads guilty in Los Angeles
A hacker who broke into the network of T-Mobile USA and accessed personal information of hundreds of customers including a Secret Service agent has pleaded guilty to a single felony hacking charge.
Nicholas Lee Jacobsen, 21, faces up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced May 16. As part of his plea agreement, which was filed under seal, prosecutors dropped a second felony charge of unauthorized impairment of a protected computer.
At USA Today.
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- News: Hacker penetrates T-Mobile systems (12 January 2005)