The FBI has arrested an alleged hacker known as ItsKahuna last month. The hacker was affiliated with Anonymous group and accused of hacking into the Salt Lake City Police Department’s website.
John Anthony Borell III,21-year-old from Toledo, Ohio , has been charged with two counts of computer intrusion. He is accused of hacking into the website of the Utah Chiefs of Police Association on Jan. 19, and the Salt Lake City Police Department’s website on Jan 31.
According to the Fox13 report, FBI agents wrote in an affidavit that they traced the IP addresses used in the hackings to Borell.The FBI affidavit also reveals that the FBI served a subpoena on Twitter and read a “direct message” interview between FOX 13 and ItsKahuna.
The complaint shows that each of the offenses has caused damages of more than $5,000 (3,750 EUR). If he is found guilty on both counts, the suspect can spend the next 20 years in prison. The court can also force him to pay a fine of $250,000 (187,000 EUR).