A United States district judge has actually sentenced a UK National to 5 years in federal jail for getting involved in the cybercrime activities of hacking collective group “The Dark Overlord.” Nathan Wyatt was extradited from the UK to the US in December 2019 for targeting computer networks of American companies. Victims include doctor and accounting firms in the St. Louis, Missouri location where Wyatt faced charges. He has pleaded guilty to worsened identity theft and computer system scams, and according to the Justice Department, he has admitted to being a member of The Dark Overlord because 2016.
The group is well-known for from another location accessing the computer system networks of companies in the US to steal delicate data, such as patient medical records and personal determining details. Back in 2017, the group infamously leaked brand-new Orange Is the New Black episodes even after the post-production company they took the files from paid a $50,000 ransom.