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July 3, 2007 - United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan announced the filing today of an Information* charging Robert Byron Baer, III, with intentionally accessing a protected computer and recklessly causing more than $5,000 of damage, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1030(a)(5)(A)(ii).

The information charges that the defendant hacked into a protected computer and caused the victim more than $5,000 in damage.


DEFENDANT


ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]

Robert Byron Baer, III
Blue Ridge Summit PA
30 years old

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of five years imprisonment, a three-year period of supervised release, and a $250,000 fine, along with restitution in the amount of $6,550.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Mary E. Crawley.


UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact:
RICH MANIERI
Media Contact
215.861.8525

*An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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