The person behind the massive Capital One data breach that exposed more than 100 million records will go before a federal judge on Friday and ask to be released on bail.
The transgender Paige Thompson, who identifies as female, is expected to say that being held in jail with male inmates is a threat to her mental health, according to The Associated Press. Thompson is currently being held in the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac and prosecutors are expected request she be held as she represents a flight risk and has threated to harm others and herself.
Thompson’s lawyers countered by asking that their client be released to a half-way house where she can be monitored.
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