I'm sure the rightful owners of the 200 credit card numbers he possessed and the people he scammed out of $100k will be very happy he basically got off scot free. Yeah very happy.
Josh Holly, the self-confessed Miley Cyrus hacker, has avoided jail for unrelated computer crimes, receiving three years' probation at a sentencing hearing on Monday. Holly, 22, from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, pleaded guilty last April to possessing about 200 stolen credit card numbers as well as running a celebrity MySpace …
Tuesday 1st November 2011 19:56 GMT adam.c
Just a thought...
If she was indeed 15 when she took the photo and sent it to another individual - wouldn't that make her technically guilty of
1) producing child porn
2) distributing child porn
like the various sexting cases which have been reported and prosecuted in the past?
If so, it's interesting there seems to have been no moves to charge her unlike less "celebrity" youngsters
Wednesday 2nd November 2011 16:15 GMT Turtle
One wonders. . .
One wonders if all this stuff might as well be de-criminalized, if that is how judges are going to treat it.
This guy needed to do some time. And his "immature mental age" really should have told the judge that he perhaps needed a particularly *harsh* lesson in order to make him "get the point" - especially, as we read in a previous story here, that he had already violated the judge's orders while awaiting sentencing, and then posted about it on Facebook.
Wednesday 2nd November 2011 17:35 GMT Ben 42
A lot of commentards seem to have missed the part about how he informed on other people involved in similar activity. They didn't just let him off because they thought what he did wasn't that bad - he cut a deal.
And as a previous comment mentioned, his odds of not breaking the law again during his probation are not very good, so I'm pretty confident that he'll get his.