July 22, 1988: Arrests of Fry Guy, Atlanta Three, Legion of Doom

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July 22: Arrests of 3 hacking organizations

The Secret Service made some major breakthroughs in Hacking circles in 1989 as three members of the Legion of Doom were arrested. They were charged with hacking into Bell South’s Telephone Networks in 1988.

Franklin Darden, Adam grant and Robert Riggs would be sentenced to time in Federal prison.

The Secret Service also find out who “Fry Guy” is – the employee who hacked McDonalds mainframe for raises. It was part of the “Hacker Crackdown”.

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