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Kansas Man Could Serve 25 Years in Prison for Hacking Local Water System

02
Apr
2021
Kansas Man Could Serve 25 Years in Prison for Hacking Local Water System

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A 22-year-old Kansas man may face the next quarter century behind bars after allegedly hacking computer systems to affect tap water.

A press release from the Department of Justice reveals that Wyatt A. Travnichek, 22, of Ellsworth County, Kansas is charged with one count of tampering with a public water system and one count of reckless damage to a protected computer during unauthorized access. The two charges could carry a combined 25 year sentence.

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