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February 9, 2001 | From Associated Press
The 21-year-old computer whiz accused of causing more than $1 million in damage by hacking into EBay Inc., Qualcomm Inc. and other prominent high-tech companies was jailed Thursday after missing a deadline to make bail. Jerome Heckenkamp, who was fired from his probationary position at Los Alamos National Laboratory after his arrest last month, failed to post $50,000 bond by Feb. 1 as ordered by a federal judge in San Jose. Heckenkamp contends he doesn't have the assets to secure the bond.
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February 9, 2001 | From Associated Press
The 21-year-old computer whiz accused of causing more than $1 million in damage by hacking into EBay Inc., Qualcomm Inc. and other prominent high-tech companies was jailed Thursday after missing a deadline to make bail. Jerome Heckenkamp, who was fired from his probationary position at Los Alamos National Laboratory after his arrest last month, failed to post $50,000 bond by Feb. 1 as ordered by a federal judge in San Jose. Heckenkamp contends he doesn't have the assets to secure the bond.
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January 30, 2002 | Associated Press
A former Los Alamos (N.M.) National Laboratory computer specialist accused of hacking was freed on $50,000 bond and ordered to stay away from computers and several other electronic devices. Jerome Heckenkamp, 22, was charged last year in federal courts in San Jose and San Diego with breaking into the networks of EBay, Exodus Communications, Qualcomm, Juniper Networks, E-Trade, Lycos Inc. and Cygnus Support Solutions, causing more than $1 million in damage.
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