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Computer hacker gets 20-year term

Faces more charges in credit card thefts

‘I’m guilty not only of exploiting computer networks, but personal relationships,’ Albert Gonzalez said while apologizing in court. ‘I’m guilty not only of exploiting computer networks, but personal relationships,’ Albert Gonzalez said while apologizing in court.
By Todd Wallack
Globe Staff / March 26, 2010

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Albert Gonzalez, the computer hacker who helped organize massive credit card thefts from TJX Cos. , BJs Wholesale Club, and other national retailers, was sentenced in federal court in Boston yesterday to 20 years in prison, one of the longest sentences ever imposed for computer crime or identity theft. (Full article: 891 words)

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