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Kansas computer programmer sentenced for cyberattack threat

 

January 5, 2020



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A computer programmer who offered "reputation management services" to a Wichita lawyer was sentenced Monday to three years of probation and a $2,000 fine for threatening cyberattacks against two websites that criticized that attorney's work, federal prosecutors said.

VIRAL Artificial Intelligence co-founder David Dorsett pleaded guilty in October to two counts of making extortionate threats via the internet, the U.S. attorney's office said in a news release. The 37-year-old Wichita man admitted in his plea that he contacted lawyer Brad Pistotnik in 2014 offering his s...



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