Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Bahamian Awaiting Sentencing For Hacking Celebrities ‘Planning To Write Book’
Alonzo Knowles, of Freeport, Grand Bahama, had been scheduled to be sentenced yesterday in a Manhattan court for hacking into celebrity email accounts but it was adjourned until September 30. Knowles could face up to 33 months in prison for cyber crime.
According to a report by TMZ, a leading entertainment website, 24-year-old Knowles has bragged to inmates that he has more knowledge and content than what was leaked online. While prosecutors were ready to ask for a lighter sentence if Knowles gave up his computer, he has refused and chosen to stay longer in prison to finish his book that will make him rich, TMZ reported, citing documents files by the US Attorney.
“Yo, when I get out dog, I’m going to be a millionaire dog, trust me when I say that ... I’m gonna be rich as hell,” legal documents say Knowles told his brother. Read more >>