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Vigilante Hacker To Face Trial, Lawyer’s Dismissal Bid Denied

Law360, Boston (March 9, 2018, 6:55 PM EST) -- A Somerville, Massachusetts, hacker who allegedly attacked computer systems at the renowned Boston Children’s Hospital in an bid to save a teenage patient he claims was tortured by her caretakers will face trial in April, after a federal judge on Friday denied his attorney’s bid to leave the case.

Martin Gottesfeld will head to trial on April 30 after his latest lawyer — his fourth since the case began in 2016 — asked to be dismissed. The former IT professional is charged with launching cyberattacks in 2014 on...
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