Saturday, November 03, 2007

Fresno State Hackers Indicted

Via Technology News Daily.

United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced that on Thursday, October 25, 2007, a federal grand jury returned an indictment involving JOHN ESCALERA, 29, of Fresno and GUSTAVO RAZO, JR., 28, of Pasenda, California, with conspiracy, honest services wire fraud, unauthorized access of computer and identity theft related to a grade changing scheme perpetrated against the California State University, Fresno.

The case was the result of an extensive investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Cyber Crimes Task Force and the Fresno State Police Department. The Cyber Crimes Task Force consists of members of the FBI, Fresno Police Department, Fresno County Sheriff’s Department, California Department of Justice and United States Secret Service. The intrusion was discovered by Fresno State while performing an audit on their grading software.

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