Investigators say Lennon Ray Brown of Dallas transmitted a code and command in 2013 leading to loss of connectivity to 90 percent of Citibank networks in North America.READ MORE: Marin County Steps Up Effort to Vaccinate Youth
Brown was sentenced Monday to 21 months in federal prison and fined more than $77,000. The 38-year-old Brown pleaded guilty in February to intentional damage to a protected computer.READ MORE: Container Ship That Caught Fire Off Monterey Coast Being Towed to Bay Area
Investigators say Brown caused the damage after a discussion with a supervisor about his work performance at the Citibank Regents Campus near Dallas in December 2013.
Brown later texted a co-worker saying he was about to be fired from Citibank and had “beat them to it.”MORE NEWS: Second Straight Burning Man Cancellation Divides Locals, Health Officials
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