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Not surprising. This was on techlinked show today:
He’ll probably spend the next 10-30 years rotting in jail, then he’ll be forbidden from using a computer for another 10. If he get’s really lucky, he’ll be picked up by the CIA or FBI as a cybersecurity analyst and could buy his way into freedom.
They were caught because the 17-year old had the BTC going to a binance wallet - where he had to upload his ID.
pro criminal tip - If you’re gonna commit massive fraud, maybe cover your tracks.
Crime doesn’t pay, especially at this scale.
Unrelated but just as dumb:
There was a student at our High school who started a bomb threat my senior year. He took our bus route home, and the kid was generally an idiot. He is serving 20 years in prison. Real shame.