"Robin Hood" escapes prison term


Stealing from the rich and giving to the poor might have worked for Robin Hood, but it landed New Zealand hacker Thomas Gawith in court on six charges of computer crime.

Thomas Gawith, 21, from Manawatu, was sentenced today on one of the six charges to 80 hours community work and 12 months supervision, including drug and alcohol counselling...Gawith told police he thought he had not done anything wrong because he hadn't kept any of the money for himself...Spam Daily News | ''Robin Hood'' escapes prison term

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