Former Cardinals official pleads responsible to hacking one other staff

Former Cardinals official pleads guilty to hacking another team

The Justice Division introduced again within the June that it was investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for allegedly accessing one other workforce’s scouting stories. Right now, the Cardinals former director of baseball improvement plead responsible to 5 costs of unauthorized entry of a protected pc after accessing the Houston Astros’ participant information with out permission.

As a part of a plea settlement, Christopher Correa admitted that he appeared on the Astros’ so-referred to as Floor Management database and e-mail accounts starting March 2013 and lasting for a interval of no less than a yr. Floor Management was a password-protected on-line database have been confidential payer particulars like scouting reviews, stats and contract info was saved. The FBI says that no different Cardinals staff have been concerned within the hack. For his crimes, Correa faces 5 years in jail for every conviction and a $250,000 high-quality.

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