Siggi "The Hacker" gets two years prison

Sigurður Ingi Þórðarson, better known as Siggi "The Hacker" has received a two-year prison sentence for multiple fraud and theft. The total charges add up to around 30 million ISK. The district attorney called for a two-year sentence referring among other things to a psychological evaluation which deems Þórðarson as a sociopath and a person almost without any remorse for his actions. 

The judge's ruling has not been published but it is clear that the judge accepted the DA's claims. 

Sigurður Ingi Þórðar­s­son, aka Siggi The Hacker, be­gan hack­ing com­put­ers at the age of twelve and at eigh­teen he was a long­time vol­un­teer for Wik­ileaks with di­rect ac­cess to As­sange. Later he be­came the first known FBI in­for­mant in­side Wik­ileaks.

In Oc­to­ber 2013 Þórðar­s­son was sen­tenced to 8 months im­pris­on­ment for sex­ual as­sault on a mi­nor. He is still awaiting charges from the Reykjavik District Court for further sexual assaults on a dozen minors. 

Related news: Siggi "The Hacker" admits guilty to all charges

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