U.S.A. v. Spillane, Crim. No. 21-468 (U.S.D.C.). The defendant pled guilty to unauthorized access of a computer system for unlawfully accessing the computer systems of Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College, targeting the password reset functionality of account profiles, gaining access to the personal accounts of students and using the fraudulently obtained means of identification to submit fraudulent tax returns to the Internal Revenue Service and various other entities. Ms. Lefeber presented expert psychiatric reports and psychological testing results to demonstrate how multiple traumatic experiences and psychological issues impacted his judgment.

As a result of Ms. Lefeber’s presentation and argument, the Judge sentenced the defendant to PROBATION.