Hacker Albert Gonzalez aka "SoupNazi" was served 20 years in jail for credit card fraud. 20 years is the highest ever served out to a hacker.
If you sell drugs that kill, and ruin the lives of hundreds people you get no time in prison or significantly less time than 20 years. But if you mess with big business money. Then you go to jail for 20 years or more.
I've got news for you a majority of the drugs that kill you are sold by pitzer.
Not really @ assasyn - ppl just abuse drugs and OD. Thats the choice many times... however this guy stole from us under our noses.
well, people buying drugs are doing it willingly, stealing peoples identity is on a whole other level.
Yeah man, you're right, but drugs don't kill (not all of them), it's just idiots who mistreat them and get addicted to them. If you are from US, you should know by now that this sh*t is run by Corporations, these fuc*ers are like the mafia, they own Judges, Police, and our Government, you fu*k around with them and you aren't going to last very long. Stealing innocent people's money, is wrong, there are people who are barely hanging on here, and imagine just getting your money wiped out, this guy deserves to go to jail, if you are going to do something illegal like this, do it to rich people, you will make more money than you could imagine!
@assasin As the guys above pointed out.. nobody forces you to do drugs unless you're a slave but this is stealing peoples identities/financial information. If you had your credit card used to its limit by someone else and you had to bear the consequences then your opinion would change. I guess you're still in school so having a CC is a dream for u.
immature comment nothing else.
Is this fool serious. "I guess you're still in school so having a CC is a dream for u." I am a 31 year old grown ass man. With my own car, house, and income. I am a professional pilot and HSU alumni. I have owned two credit cards and use neither. And yes I am in school... working on my second degree and attending graduate school at Tuskegee university. WTF are you doing little boy besides leaching off your mommy and daddy? And you people don't read. I clearly compared this nut to drug sellers penalties under the law not users.
cyborg i agree wit u 100 percent and its pfizer lol
$40 million credit card numbers?! Jesus! That is how you get 20 years in jail.
I am not kidding in the least when I say parasites like this guy should be hanged in public and then his remains fed to livestock. They didn't just steal money but in some cases stole lives.
hahahahah Soup Nazi lmao! Seinfeld FTW
LOL! first thing I thought of as well. hahahah
...the first time this jackazz comes up for parole, the head of the committee slams their fist down and says "no parole for you....come back, 10 years!" :D
Serves this guy right. I wouldnt be surprised if part of the economic crisis was due to him.
"LOL" only 2.8 million for himself...
hahahah, it would look too obvious. Some hackers just hack for the thrill but need to walk away with something.
Dunno why he didnt steal the money for himself and run of to some middle eastern country and play hide and seek with Bin Laden
There are people who have 50 Billion dollars in their pocket, and they don't spend it, you can blame them for the crysis.
Economic crisis? what's that? we don't even know what that means here in australia.
I hope he never gets out, Seriously this internet fraud is getting terrible these days, they need to crack down. Cant even use ebay safely anymore due to scammers, hackers, etc. NEVER GET OUT! ROT IN JAIL!
What he said :)
I agree with you 100%, he needs to stay in there for a VERY long time! RP: NEVER GET OUT! ROT IN JAIL!
People give out personal info too easily, my parents refuse to buy a shredder, or run a virus scan /EVERY/ time before they input personal info like credit card numbers and they've had their identity stole three times. Computers aren't as unsecure as people think they are, it's idiots that refuse to secure them and take security measures. It goes to the analogy why do we keep locks on our doors when they can be broke? It's nice to have that extra bit of security, however when it comes to computers, many people are resistant to even learn at the basic level of how to INSTALL anti-virus. Now in this case it wasn't their fault for the security being bad, it was the banks, and they shouldn't be using wireless anyways since anyone with a wireless adapter/card can sniff out your HTTP traffic if it isn't encrypted, and there is a known method of forging SSL certificates from a article I read.
THEy're TRASHInG OuR RIGHTS!!! tRASHING!!!!!
This is stupid.why don't company's like Microsoft,Sony,Apple,Anti-viru s companies,Banks,Search Engine Company's,FBI etc hire hackers like this to help make their databases,O/s,software etc more secure instead of taking them to jail.it won't solve anything if they take him to jail because another hacker will come and do the same thing.Think u guys up there at the top.
the lesson is, "don't steal ,the government hate competitions"
If he lived in Rapture he was already dead. he´s a parasite.
What the hell is going to happen to those people that had their information stolen? Are they just still going to charge people all the money that was taken while this guy rots in jail?
Its up to the bank/credit company whether you had protection plans etc nowadays if you keep track of your statements and notice things fishy etc you can report it and the bank will handle the rest maybe reverse transactions etc and its really easy these days to track purchases.
ill give it a week
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