By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDAK) – A man has pled guilty to hacking into UPMC’s human resource databases and stealing the personal information of more than 65,000 employees.READ MORE: Judge Denies Robert Bowers' Motion For Govt. To Produce Evidence It Monitored His Online Activities
Justin Sean Johnson of Detroit was indicted by a federal grand jury last month.READ MORE: Pa. Native, Penn State Grad Carl Nassib Comes Out As First Openly Gay Active NFL Player
According to investigators, Johnson stole the information and then sold it on the dark web so others could use it to file false tax returns, identity theft, and bank fraud.MORE NEWS: Mary Maloney Shows Display Of Strength, Determination As Rehab Continues Following Spinal Cord Injury
Johnson will spend a minimum of two years in prison and owes up to $250,000 in fines.