First Name Paul
Other Name
Last Name Dixon
DOB Unknown
Age 22
Gender male
Location GB
Information Charged with five offences relating to attacks against various websites, including Durham Constabulary, Police Scotland and British Airways in mid-late October 2014.
Pending Outcome No
Damages Costs 0
Date Of Crime 2014-10-01
Occupation Public Services
Crime(s) DDoS
Sector(s) Aerospace_defence_&_security Government and public services
Victim(s) British Airways CeX Durham Police Police Scotland
Charge(s) Unauthorized computer access
Authorities NERSOU
Authorities Statement view
Judges Stephen Earl
Plea Yes
Plea Date 2016-05-17
Plea Info no contest
Convicted Yes
Convicted Date 2017-08-01
Sentenced Yes
Sentenced Date 2017-08-01
Sentenced Information 2 years imprisonment for a denial of service attack on British Airways, and 12 months concurrent for attacks on Durham Constabulary, Police Scotland and CeX all suspended for 2 years.
Sentenced Jail Yes
Sentenced Months 24
Sentenced Suspended Yes
Sentenced Suspended Months


Bailed Yes
Bailed Date 2016-04-14
Bail Information
Bail Conditions To attend South Tyneside magistrates on Tuesday, 17th May
Bail Costs
Bail Refused No
Bail Refused Date
Bail Refused Why
Bail Skipped No
Free Release No
Free Release Date