Olayinka Olaniyi & Damilola Solomon Ibiwoye Found Guilty For Phishing Scam in US
A jury in Atlanta has convicted 34-year-old Olayinka Olaniyi and co-defendant 29-year-old Damilola Solomon Ibiwoye on federal charges related to hacking universities. Both were found to have ran several phishing scams targeting employees at U.S. colleges and universities, including Georgia Tech and the University of Virginia.
Prosecutors say they obtained employee logins and passwords and used them to steal payroll deposits and to file fraudulent tax returns.Olaniyi was convicted last week of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, computer fraud and aggravated identity theft. He is to be sentenced Oct. 22.
Ibiwoye, pleaded guilty to similar charges. He was sentenced to serve three years and three months in prison.