Former employee expected to plead guilty in hacking case |

Former employee expected to plead guilty in hacking case

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

DENVER ” A former salesman plans to plead guilty to reduced counts in a case in which he was accused of tampering with company computers, according to court documents.

James M. DiBlasio, 38, of Carmel, Ind., worked for Aspen-based from September 2004 to November 2006, court documents said. The company is a travel agency that specializes in ski vacations.

An indictment accused him of accessing a server in Denver to delete airline reservations and other information.’s losses were estimated at $5,000.

He originally was charged with two counts of unlawful access to protected computers and seven counts of intentional damage to protected computers.

A statement filed in U.S. District Court in Denver said DiBlasio planned to plead guilty to one count of each charge. A change of plea hearing was scheduled for Thursday.

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