Friday, December 20, 2013

Slack Wiretapping Sentence Imposed for Slack Attack on Slack

WV - A former West Virginia sheriff convicted of hacking his now ex-wife's work computer was sentenced to probation Thursday after she made an emotional plea for leniency.

Former Clay County Sheriff Miles Slack exchanged a long hug with Lisa Slack, his friends, and relatives after U.S. District Judge John T. Copenhaver sentenced him to one to two years' probation and fined him $1,000 for wiretapping...

Federal prosecutors say Slack secretly installed a keystroke logger on a computer in the county magistrate court in April where his wife worked. They were married at the time. Slack admitted he intended to monitor her activity.

Slack could have been sentenced to up to five years in prison. (more)