Feds Charge Anonymous Spokesperson for Sharing Hacked Stratfor Credit Cards
JB via www.wired.com, 5 months, 1 week ago
A Dallas grand jury has brought charges against Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown stemming from the 2011 hack of intelligence vendor Stratfor Global Intelligence. Read More ..
Brown isn’t charged with committing the hack; just with possessing and transmitting credit card numbers that were stolen in the incident.
He has been in prison since he was arrested in dramatic and public fashion three months ago after posting a threatening video to YouTube. Brown was talking with acquaintances during a Sept. 12 TinyChat session when the feds burst in and took him away. The chat session was later posted to the internet.