Saturday, July 16, 2005

Former Alleghany County, Virginia, employee indicted for perusing info of fellow employees

In Alleghany County, Virginia, a former county employee has been charged under various hacking provisions for gaining access to and perusing sensitive personal information of other county employees:

News from The Roanoke Times -Former Alleghany County employee indicted on 36 computer charges

"... Alleghany County grand jury that met Tuesday handed down the indictments, charging Jackson with one felony computer fraud charge and 35 misdemeanor charges that include altering computer data, computer trespassing, copying data and invasion of privacy.

Jackson is accused of examining employment, salary, credit and other personal records of county employees, including County Administrator Tammy Stephenson, Deputy County Administrator Rick Hall and Safety Coordinator Ryan Muterspaugh...."

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