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Hacker appeals sentence

Date: February 13, 2007
Source: PC WORLD


The leader of a gang that committed what has been described as the Netherland's biggest cybercrime is appealing his sentence.

The man, a 20 year old from Loon op Zand who has not been named, was sentenced on Jan. 30 to two years in prison and a 9,000 (US$11,691) fine. Prosecutors had been seeking three years imprisonment and a 30,000 fine.

The second hacker, a 28-year-old man from Rijswijk, was given 18 months in prison and fined 4,000. He did not appeal his sentence.

Because one of the men is appealing, the prosecutor also appealed the sentence on Tuesday. "The penalty they were given is a little less then we had asked for. That's why we want to try and raise the jail term," said Desiree Leppens, spokeswoman for the National Public Prosecution Service in Rotterdam.
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