A man who previously worked as the chief technology officer for the mayor's office of Hoboken, N.J., has been charged with hacking into the mayor's e-mail account.
"Patrick Ricciardi, 45, is charged in a federal criminal complaint [PDF file] unsealed Wednesday with one count each of accessing a computer without authorization, interception of wire and electronic communications, and disclosure of intercepted wire and electronic communications," writes SC Magazine's Angela Moscaritolo.
"Each count carries a maximum potential penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine," Moscaritolo writes.
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