DARKODE member from Kentucky Sentenced for Role in Hacking

DARKODE member from Kentucky Sentenced for Role in Hacking

A resident of Hampton, Kentucky has been sentenced in federal court to two years of probation, with 50 hours of community service and computer monitoring on his conviction of one count of a violation of the CAN-SPAM Act, in violation of 8 U.S.C. §§1037(a)(1) and (b)(2)(A), United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab imposed the sentence on Ryan Neil Green, age 32, of Hampton, KY.

According to information presented to the court, Green knowingly accessed a protected computer without authorization, namely a computer that had been infected by the Facebook Spreader and Slenfbot, and did intentionally initiate the transmission of multiple commercial electronic mail messages from or through such computer.