White Collar & Criminal Law News

Man Who Hacked Into L.A. Court Gets 12 Years for Phishing Scheme

Oct. 22, 2019, 8:53 PM

A man who hacked in the Los Angeles Superior Court computer system as part of a massive phishing attempt was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison, prosecutors announced.

Judge R. Gary Klausner of the Central District of California Oct. 21 ordered Oriyomi Sadiq Aloba, of Texas, to spend 145 months in federal prison and pay $47,479 as restitution for losses caused to the court system.

Aloba’s decision to target the LASC “merits special attention” because it is “the largest court system in the world,” attorneys for the government wrote in a sentencing memorandum.

The scheme used LASC’s...

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