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Techie charged with Silicon Valley burglaries

Original post made on Jun 19, 2013

An information-technology consultant has been charged with a string of Silicon Valley office burglaries that shut down business computer networks and might have cost companies millions of dollars in losses, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced today, June 19.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 3:40 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Joe, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:58 pm

Seems this guy, Andrew Madrid, has been involved with this sort of crime in the past:

Web Link


Posted by resident, a resident of Downtown North
on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:10 pm

Anyone have his mug shot? What companies did he rob? Customers deserve to know.


Posted by Sylvia, a resident of Midtown
on Jun 20, 2013 at 3:35 pm

So... It sounds like the guy got out of jail for burglaries in 2007 and, when released, started his consulting business right back up again and gaining access to his clients' data


Posted by Dan, a resident of Southgate
on Jun 20, 2013 at 5:39 pm

Resident: If your personal information was compromised, the company it was stolen from is required to notify you, in California. I believe there is not a similar Federal statute.


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