US indicts Romanian as hacker 'Guccifer,' who brought Dubya's paintings to world

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Marcel Lazar Lehel, a former Romanian taxi driver, has been indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury on charges that he is responsible for the crimes of the hacker "Guccifer."

The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday that he stole data from email and social media accounts of U.S. celebrities and politicians. Guccifer is the hacker who brought us the paintings of George W. Bush.

Mr. Lehel was sentenced last week to serve up to 7 years in a Romanian prison for other hacking crimes against Romanian citizens.

A detail of one of the paintings by George W. Bush.


A detail of one of the paintings by George W. Bush.

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