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.

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Justin Sean Johnson of Detroit was indicted by a federal grand jury last month.

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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.

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Johnson will spend a minimum of two years in prison and owes up to $250,000 in fines.