25-year-old Cameron Lacroix of New Bedford, Massachusetts was charged with hacking into computer networks around the United States, including networks belonging to law enforcement agencies, a local police department, and a local college. to obtain highly sensitive law enforcement data and alter academic records. and to steal credit, debit, and payment card numbers. FBI said this Monday.

Hacker arrested for hacking into Law Enforcement Networks, and Credit Card data Theft

Cameron was charged with a criminal case  with two counts of computer intrusion and one count of access device fraud. Cameron has pleaded guilty to all counts and will serve a four-year prison sentence.

In between May 2011 to May 2013 Lacroix allegedly stole payment card data for over 14,000 unique account holders.  He also obtained the account holders full name, address, date of birth, Social Security account number, e-mail address, and bank account and routing numbers, as well as listings of items they ordered with the cards.

From August 2012 through November 2012 Lacroix repeatedly hacked into law enforcement agencies computer networks containing sensitive information including police reports, investigation details, intelligence reports, arrest warrants, and other classified information. Prosecutors believes that in September 2012, Lacroix breached into the server of local Massachusetts Police Department and gained unauthorized access to the MPD Chief of  Police’s email account.

Lacroix is also found guilty of hacking into the servers of Bristol Community College to change his Grades and of other two students during September 2012 and December 2013.  



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