Cal State student gets year in prison for identity theft
- Cal State San Marcos student Matthew Weaver was sentenced to a year in prison Monday for stealing over 700 fellow students' identities in order to rig a campus election so he could become student body president.
- Weaver used small electronic devices to record computer users' keystrokes and steal 745 passwords, which he then used to cast around 630 votes for himself and others.
- The 22-year-old pleaded guilty in March to wire fraud, unauthorized access of a computer and identity theft.
From the article:
... The U.S. attorney's office said Monday that former Cal State San Marcos student Matthew Weaver rigged the election so he could become student body president. He was one of two candidates for the position. ...
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