Arizona Man Sentenced to Prison for Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Against Emergency Communications System and Other Municipal Websites

Phoenix, Arizona - An Arizona man was sentenced yesterday in Phoenix, Arizona, for directing distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks at the computer networks of the City of Madison, Wisconsin, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and First Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth A. Strange for the District of Arizona.

Nebraska Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

Omaha, Nebraska - A Nebraska man was sentenced to six years in prison today for possessing child pornography in May 2017, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Joseph P. Kelly for the District of Nebraska.

Wisconsin Man Indicted for Producing Child Pornography Outside of the United States

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - A Wisconsin man was charged in an indictment Tuesday with the crimes of producing and possessing child pornography and engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Former Defense Contractor Sentenced for Unlawfully Retaining Classified Information

Houston, Texas - Weldon Marshall, 43, of Sherman, Texas, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison, to be followed by one year of supervised release, for unlawfully retaining national defense information. Marshall pleaded guilty on March 5. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick of the Southern District of Texas made the announcement, after sentencing by U.S. District Judge George Hanks.

Former Georgia Prison Guard Sentenced in Connection with Sexual Assaults of Female Inmates and Bomb Threat

Atlanta, Georgia - The Justice Department Monday announced that former Georgia prison guard Edgar Daniel Johnson, 51, was sentenced to 51 months in prison for sexually assaulting three female inmates at the Emanuel Women’s Facility in Swainsboro, Georgia; for coercing the women to help him cover up the assaults; and for making a bomb threat at Elba Island on a separate occasion, in May, 2017. The Court will determine the amount of restitution owed to the victims at a later hearing.