Turkish hacker's latest sentence brings total to unprecedented 334 years in jail
Onur Kopcak received a 135-year sentence from a Turkish court, bringing his total jail time up to an unprecedented 334 years.
A criminal court in Mersin, Turkey, sentenced a 26-year-old hacker to 135 years in prison on Sunday for stealing 11 consumers' credit card information and selling it on the black market, according to a report in the Daily Sabah.
The convicted hacker, Onur Kopcak, was previously sentenced in 2013 to a 199-year prison sentence for a similar crime spree that victimized at least 43 bank customers, bringing his combined total to 334 years of imprisonment – a national record for Turkey.
Kopcak is presently confined in the Osmaniye prison in the Adana Province in south-central Anatolia. His rap sheet includes myriad cybercrimes from identity fraud and access device fraud to website forgery and wire fraud.