Several high-profile criminal cases involving technology reached their conclusions in 2012. They include the conviction of several executives of an e-waste recycling company that sent waste to China rather than processing it in the U.S. as they had claimed. Also, a federal court convicted a man of breaking into AT&T’s servers to steal information about its users.
Users of the Internet and electronic gear are vulnerable to criminals near and far, but we don’t always hear about what happens at court and whether the alleged criminals are convicted or acquitted.
Here is an update on some those crimes for consideration.