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Phoenix man charged in email thefts at over 75 universities

A Phoenix man has been charged with trying to hack into email accounts at over 75 universities nationwide.

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Jonathan Powell was arrested Wednesday and held for arraignment in Phoenix federal court. The New York prosecution alleges Powell successfully mined accounts for private information at a New York school from his work computer at a Phoenix business.
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH’-ruh) said the prosecution should be a wakeup call for educational institutions across the country.

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