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Cheyenne Computer Hacker Pleads Guilty

A Wyoming resident, Jason Michael Milmont, aged 19 years, has admitted to a serious criminal charge of developing software that compromised several thousand computers across the nation and captured credit card details.

Milmont of Cheyenne pleaded guilty on August 13, 2008 in Casper-based federal court before Michael Shickich, the US Magistrate, to illegal infiltration into a user's computer to commit fraud.

The Office of U.S Attorney in Los Angeles, which introduced the suit against Milmont, says the accused created a malicious piece of computer code with which he clandestinely infected other users' computers when they tried to retrieve Limewire, a P2P software-sharing application. StarTribune published this in news on August 16, 2008.

Milmont now faces a maximum of fi...

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