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“Guccifer” gets 52 months in prison for hacking crimes

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    The U.S. Department of Justice today said Marcel Lazar, aka hacker “Guccifer,” was sentenced today to 52 months in prison for unauthorized access to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.

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    Lazar, originally from Romania, was extradited to the U.S. earlier this year and was awaiting this sentencing for breaking into the email and social media accounts of various U.S. officials including former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell as well as a the daughter of former President George H.W. Bush.

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