According to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, Mr. Bustos hacked into the vice chancellor's email to find information about the investigation, then alerted his partner in crime, who was on vacation in Australia at the time. He pleaded no contest to felony identity theft and was immediately sentenced to three years of probation following 90 days in jail.
Mr. Witham's sentencing is scheduled for March 21. He faces a maximum of five years in state prison.
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