Utah Man Charged with Bringing down Wireless Internet Services

    Date22 Feb 2006
    Posted ByBenjamin D. Thomas
    A man skilled in the operation of commercial wireless Internet networks faces federal charges today alleging he intentionally brought down wireless Internet services in the region of Vernal, Utah. U.S. Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General Alice Fisher, Acting United States Attorney Stephen J. Sorenson, and Timothy Fuhrman, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Salt Lake City, announced today that Ryan Fisher, age 23, of Vernal, Utah, has been charged in a one-count criminal indictment with intentionally damaging a protected computer. The indictment was returned late Wednesday afternoon.

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