“I wasn’t attempting to break into e-mails and get stuff to sell or purposely put it on the Internet,” Chaney said. “It just happened and snowballed … [I] didn’t know how to stop.”
Chaney has been charged with nine counts of computer hacking, eight counts of aggravated identify theft, and nine counts of illegal wiretapping. He could face up to 121 years in prison.
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