NYPD officer faces 10 years for hacking FBI databases

An auxiliary deputy inspector from the New York City Police Department (NYPD) has been arrested for allegedly hacking into private and restricted New York City Police Department computers and other sensitive databases.

Yehuda Katz is currently under arrest because he got caught while accessing the FBI and NYPD databases. Yehuda Katz was using the obtained information for personal gain. He used the database information to pose as an attorney for traffic accident victims.

He is facing up to 10 years in prison if convicted.