Italian Sentenced To 1 Year For Click Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (August 9, 2017, 8:16 PM EDT) -- An Italian man convicted of breaking into a computer to obtain information to fuel a global “click fraud” scheme to defraud advertisers was sentenced to a year in prison by a Brooklyn federal judge Wednesday.

Fabio Gasperini, 35, received the statutory maximum sentence U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis could impose under federal guidelines. In addition to the prison sentence, Gasperini was fined $100,000 and will be subject to a year of supervision upon release, prosecutors said in a press release.

In an email to Law360 Wednesday...
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