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Man pleads guilty in retail data breach
BOSTON — A Florida man who was one of 11 people indicted in a huge retail data theft has pleaded guilty in federal court.
Christopher Scott, 25, of Miami pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy, unauthorized access to computer systems, access device fraud and identity theft.
Prosecutors said Scott was an expert at hacking wireless networks, and helped the group’s purported leader, Albert Gonzalez, and others break into the computers of large retailers, including Massachusetts-based TJX Cos., between 2003 and 2007.
Prosecutors said the group scanned Miami shopping strips from their cars, looking for vulnerable wireless access they used to steal more than 41 million credit and debit card numbers.
Afghan tribal leader guilty in smuggling
NEW YORK — A former Afghan tribal leader was convicted Tuesday of smuggling $50 million worth of heroin into the U.S.
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Prosecutors had said Noorzai was so influential in his homeland that he formed his own army and teamed up with the Taliban.
The U.S. government said Noorzai was one of Afghanistan’s most powerful men before the U.S. invasion in October 2001.
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