Longest prison sentence for computer hacking
Albert Gonzalez
United States
On 25 March 2010, Albert Gonzalez (USA) was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for computer hacking. He was found guilty of masterminding a gang of cybercriminals who stole in excess of 170 million ATM, credit and debit card numbers from a number of retailers, including TJX. Gonzalez was also fined $25,000 (£16,500). TJX owns Barnes & Noble and T J Maxx among other companies.