Suicide Spurs Debate Over Prosecutorial Overreach

, The National Law Journal


When the leader of a computer crime ring was sentenced in Boston to 20 years in prison for his role in one of the country's largest-ever hacking cases in 2010, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz vowed publicly to "use all available resources" to investigate and prosecute cyber criminals no matter where in the world the crime is committed.

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