Hacking kingpin negotiating plea deal with feds

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The former government informant facing three separate indictments for allegedly being behind the largest data breaches in U.S. history is being offered a plea deal, U.S. and defense attorneys confirmed today.

The plea negotiations with Albert Gonzalez, 28, of Miami, Fla., who was indicted Monday for the third time in connection with major data breaches, were confirmed by a source inside the U.S. Department of Justice, who asked not to be identified, and Attorney Rene Palomino of Miami, Fla., who’s representing Gonzalez.

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