Teen Arrested for MN
Govt DB Hack
June 8, 2018
indictment charged CAMERON THOMAS CROWLEY, a/k/a “Vigilance,” 19, with
intentional access to a protected computer, intentional damage to a
protected computer, and aggravated identity theft. CROWLEY made his
initial appearance earlier this afternoon before United States
Magistrate Judge Becky R. Thorson in Saint Paul, Minnesota. CROWLEY will
remain in federal custody pending his detention hearing.
According to the indictment, between May 28, 2017 and June 17, 2017,
CROWLEY intentionally gained unauthorized access to protected computer
servers owned by the State of Minnesota and other entities. CROWLEY also
caused the transmission of programs, code, and commands to the protected
computer servers, causing damages and a loss to the State of Minnesota
of more than $5,000. The indictment also charges CROWLEY with one count
of aggravated identity theft.
This case is the result of an investigation conducted by the FBI and the
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
U.S. Attorney Katharine T. Buzicky is prosecuting the case.
CAMERON THOMAS CROWLEY, a/k/a “Vigilance,” 19
Lino Lakes, Minn.
Intentional access to a protected computer, 3 counts
Intentional damage to a protected computer, 1 count
Aggravated identity theft, 1 count