The Hacker News Logo
Subscribe to Newsletter

13 Years Jail for Phishing Attack

13 Years Jail for Phishing Attack
A 27 year old man "Kenneth Joseph Lucas II" from Los Angeles has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for allegedly playing an active role in a phishing attack, aimed at stealing money from consumer bank accounts during the operation “Phish Phry” in 2009.

The two year long Operation Phish Phry saw US Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Electronic Crimes Task Force and the US Attorney’s Office working in unison with the Egyptian law enforcement agencies.

The US District Court for the Central District of Los Angeles had sentenced Lucas to 11 years in prison late last week.

Read More Here

Have something to say about this article? Comment below or share it with us on Facebook, Twitter or our LinkedIn Group.
SHARE
Comments
Latest Stories
Best Deals

Newsletter — Subscribe for Free

Join over 500,000 information security professionals — Get the best of our cyber security coverage delivered to your inbox every morning.