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Canadian ransomware hacker sentenced to 20 years in U.S. prison

Started by ssfc72, October 04, 2022, 11:21:31 PM

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https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ransomeware-hacker-vachon-desjardins-sentenced-1.6606274

Wow, this 35 year old guy a got 7 year conviction for his ransomware attacks in Canada and then stood trial in the US for his attacks, there.
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And got 20 years in the U.S.
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These ransomware gang members have to be among the lowest dregs of society. The judge even gave a longer sentence than the prosecution was asking for. Good for him. The CBC article notes that he had a proper upbringing, education, and no financial pressures. There was no reason for him to turn to this other being an all-around horrible person.
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