120 hours of community service required for hack Instagram page, Lil’ Small

The public prosecutor demands 120 hours of community service for two men that in 2015 and 2016, and multiple Instagram accounts, acquisitions, including that of rapper Lil’ Small. The two men appeared Monday before the court in Dordrecht.

The two men, Sebastian B. and Romeo V., according to the Public prosecution service (OM), more than 40,000 euros have earned from the hack. They would have the money earned by running ads and Instagram accounts to offer it for sale.

The affected instagrammers received a mail in which was asked if they the privacy policy of the site wanted to accept, because otherwise their Instagram accounts would be closed. When they clicked, they were asking for their username and password.

Then went to the account of the user locked and all posts deleted so that ads could be placed. It comes to users with hundreds of thousands of followers.

Most of them did not report

The two men knew in this way Instagram accounts to take over several popular users at home and abroad. In addition to Lil’ Small were, among others, the Dutch model Zimra Geurts affected by the hack.

Most of the injured Instagram-users did not report it.

It took a long time before the case to the court. That is according to the ORDER by “slow requests for legal assistance abroad”, writes rechtbankverslaggever Saskia Belleman on Twitter. A number of affected Instagram users are abroad heard.

According to Belleman, the two men Monday at a meeting in Dordrecht, the netherlands said that they were sorry and that they have their own behavior “very stupid”.

The two men were in march 2016 is picked up. Romeo V. was then 32 days in custody, Sebastian B. was twenty days in jeugddetentie. Both have blame known.

‘Damage to confidence internet’

The public prosecutor demands in addition to the community service a prison sentence that is equal to the time that the two men already in custody have been. So they do not need to return to detention, confirm it on Monday. However, it would be TO an unnamed sum want to recover, writes Belleman.

According to the prosecutor, the two in this way, the trust in the internet damage. They would thus potentially further economic damage caused.

On 11 march the court decision in the case.


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