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: 'The Long Good-Bye'; New Hope In The Battle Against Alzheimer’s Disease
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: Bay Area Motorists Suffering From Gas Pump Sticker Shock As Prices Continue To Soar
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: Oakland Police Deploy Tactical Teams To Counter Surge In Violent Crime
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