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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USD USD 106.65 EUR EUR 124.20
GBP GBP 139.04 DKK DKK 16.67
NOK NOK 12.95 SEK SEK 11.97
CHF CHF 106.80 JPY JPY 0.95
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.