Incident for Richard Neale 2015-08-27

First Name Richard
Other Name
Last Name Neale
DOB Unknown
Age 40
Gender male
Location GB
Information Accused of Attacks on systems controlled by Esselar Ltd where Neale had previously worked. It also included a attack on Aviva PLC in May 2014, which resulted in hundreds of mobile devices being wiped of data and significant financial cost to Aviva and Esselar. According to police this was an attack on his previous employers to gain a financial advantage.
Pending Outcome No
Damages Costs Unknown
Date Of Crime Unknown
Occupation Public Services
Crime(s) Hacking
Sector(s) Private equity
Charge(s) Unauthorized acts with intent to impair operation of or prevent/hinder access to a computer Unauthorized access to computer material
Authorities SEROCU
Authorities Statement view
Lawyers Kevin Barry Kevin Barry
Prosecutors Jim Hope
Judges Neil Stewart Neil Stewart
Plea Yes
Plea Date 2015-08-01
Plea Info guilty
Convicted Yes
Convicted Date 2015-08-27
Sentenced Yes
Sentenced Date 2015-08-27
Sentenced Information 18 months
Sentenced Jail Yes
Sentenced Months 18