MSN Phisher Sentenced to 21 Months

Microsoft’s first civil phishing case concluded today with a win. MSN phisher Jayson Harris, 23, of Davenport, Iowa, received a 21 month sentence.

In late December last year, Harris pled guilty to fraud and wire fraud in connection with a phishing scheme designed to dupe MSN customers. On those two counts, he faced maximum sentences of 10 years and 20 years respectively. InformationWeek | Phishing | MSN Phisher Sentenced to 21 Months | May 19, 2006

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