Bloomberg hacker found guilty

Bloomberg hacker found guilty

Oleg Zezov, a 29 year old from Kazakhstan has been found gulity of hacking into Bloomberg's computer systems and attempting to extort $200,000 from company founder Michael Bloomberg.

A New York jury found 29 year old Zezov guilty of sending Bloomberg e-mails in March 2000, demanding $200,000 for disclosing weaknesses in the company's system.

Zezov was arrested along with accomplice Igor Yarimaka in London last year.

Associated press reports say Zezov shouted obscenities at prosecutors and made other outbursts during the trial. He faces 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on May 23rd.

Yarimika is due in court later this year.

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