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Short Take: Hacker "Agent Steal" sentenced

Justin Petersen, the hacker known as "Agent Steal," has been sentenced to five months in federal prison, the Associated Press reported. U.S. District Court Judge Stephen Wilson warned Petersen that the next offense could bring between seven and ten years behind bars, according to the AP. Petersen has pled guilty to and served time for prior charges of computer crimes. He was seized last month after violating the terms of his supervised release.

Justin Petersen, the hacker known as "Agent Steal," has been sentenced to five months in federal prison, the Associated Press reported. U.S. District Court Judge Stephen Wilson warned Petersen that the next offense could bring between seven and ten years behind bars, according to the AP. Petersen has pled guilty to and served time for prior charges of computer crimes. He was seized last month after violating the terms of his supervised release.