February 19, 2005
Computer Crime Charges Brought by USA in California
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California is prosecuting a case of alleged computer criminality. According to a press release of this office, the indictment charges:
"[F]ormer Information Technology Manager of Creative Explosions, Inc., a Silicon Valley software firm, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on charges that he gained unauthorized access to the computer system of his former employer, reading email of the company's president and damaging the company's computer network. Creative Explosions, Inc., is based in Scotts Valley, California."