Ex-Cardinals Director Gets 46 Months For Astros Hacking

Law360, New York (July 18, 2016, 9:41 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday sentenced former St. Louis Cardinals scouting director to 46 months in prison after he pled guilty to five criminal counts for unlawfully accessing the computers and emails of Houston Astros employees to obtain scouting and draft information, in fallout from the hacking scandal that came to light last summer. 

Christopher Correa, 36, the former director of baseball development for the Cardinals, had pled guilty in January to five counts of unauthorized access of a protected computer for using passwords of former Cardinals employees who moved to the Astros to access the Astros' scouting information database known...

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