The owner of the cybercrime site BreachForums has been sentenced to supervised release

22 January 2024 2 minutes Author: Newsman

Conor Brian Fitzpatrick

On the Internet, he was known as «Pom Pom Pudding», the owner of the infamous cybercrime website BreachForums, was convicted last week and released on probation.

BreachForums, також відомий як «Breach», launched in 2022, was the top marketplace for hackers when it shut down in March 2023. The website was believed to be run by someone known on the internet as Baphomet. Users of the website could sell or buy compromised or stolen data, including social security numbers, banking information, personal information and online account credentials, as well as hacking tools and hacking-for-hire services.

Surprisingly, the prosecution had asked for 188 months in prison for Fitzpatrick, but the district judge decided to grant him supervised release with special conditions. He will serve the first two years under house arrest. The sentence is very strange, he was detained for a short time while waiting for the trial. He was released on bail last year, but was arrested on January 2, 2024 for breaching his bail conditions.

Fitzpatrick was originally scheduled to be sentenced on November 17, 2023, but at the request of his lawyer, the hearing was postponed to January 19, 2024.

According to court documents obtained by, during the first year of his supervised release, Fitzpatrick is prohibited from accessing the Internet, storing or viewing pornography “unless accompanied by a responsible adult, with the exception of his brother, Brendan Fitzpatrick, who is under 18. Intentional communication with children, is also prohibited.

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