Khairullozhon Matanov, friend of the Boston Marathon bomber, was recently sentenced to 30 months in prison due to purposefully deleting information stored on his computer in the midst of an FBI investigation. The charges and resulting conviction are a novel application of a statute contained within the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, according to Jeffrey Hartman, a Partner at data forensics company 4Discovery. Jeffrey recently wrote about the case in an article published by 4Discovery titled "Boston Marathon Bomber's Friend Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years: His Crime? Deleting His Browser History." In his article, he credits Scott Fishman, Freeborn's Intelligence Director, for suggesting the intriguing topic.
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