U.S. finds American guilty in Singapore HIV data leak case

A digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts a single, red colored H9-T cell that had been infected by numerous, spheroid shaped, mustard colored human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) particles attached to the cell's surface membrane, as seen in this 2012 image obtained from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) located in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., on March 5, 2019. Courtesy National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A U.S. citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a U.S. court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore government, court filings show. Singapore deported Mikhy Farrera-Brochez last year after convicting him of numerous drug-related and fraud offences, including […]

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