Joseph James O’Connor, aka PlugWalkJoe, is a UK citizen connected to a massive 2020 breach on Twitter that pushed crypto scam ads through accounts for Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Apple, and others, as well as other social media account breaches.
Today a New York federal court judge sentenced him to five years in prison for his crimes minus 28 months for time already served. TechCrunch reports he will also forfeit at least $794,000 to his victims.
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