United States v. Steele (4th Cir., 2014)

So, what happens when an employee ¬†spends nine months secretly logging in to the email server of his former employer (without permission, obviously), gaining access to confidential and proprietary information related to its government contract bids. ¬†Yes, criminal conviction under…

United States v. Rich (4th Cir., 2015)

Accused of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and enter into a plea agreement…. then figure out that perhaps access was not unauthorized because an accused co-conspirator had a password and arguably “authorized access”… Too late! – Domingo Rivera…