Nigerian man on the run hacking Los Angeles county emails
A Nigerian man of Ibo extraction has been charged for his role in the hacking of Los Angeles County emails, the Daily News reported.
According to the report, 37-year-old Kelvin Onaghinor, who is yet to be....... arrested since officials are not sure of his whereabouts, in collusion with others who are also at large, faces nine counts charges for his central part in the cybercrime.
The crime, which was said to have been committed on May 13, 2016, was executed when an email that was believed to be legitimate deceived employees of the county into providing their usernames and passwords.
Reacting to the development, District Attorney Jackie Lacey vowed to bring the culprit to justice. She said:
“My office will work aggressively to bring this criminal hacker and others to Los Angeles County, where they will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
According to the reports, Onaghinor faces 13 years in state prison.
Meanwhile, David Chukwuneke Adindu, a 29 year-old Nigerian has pleaded not guilty in a Manhattan federal court on Wednesday, December 14.
According to Reuters, Adindu is facing wire fraud and several scam charges.