TJX money launderer sentenced to four years

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While hacker Albert Gonzalez awaits his sentencing date, scheduled for later this month, one of his co-conspirators in the TJX, BJ's Wholesale Club and Sports Authority hacks was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Boston to 46 months in prison and fined $75,000. Prosecutors said Humza Zaman, formerly a programmer at Barclays bank, laundered $600,000 to $800,000 in identity theft proceeds for Gonzalez. Zaman received a 10 percent cut for his work. — AM
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