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DOJ struggles to get spoofing convictions when it “doesn’t do its homework”

By James Thomas

24 April 2019

DOJ struggles to get spoofing convictions when it “doesn’t do its homework” flickr.com/Ken Lund

A US federal judge’s recent decision to dismiss a spoofing indictment against a computer programmer shows the DOJ is ill-equipped to handle such cases, lawyers say.