January 22, 2016

November 21, 2014

A California man, Shahin Abdollahi, aka Sean Holdt, was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison and ordered to pay $34,712 in restitution, for remotely hacking into the computerized cash registers of Subway restaurants and fraudulently obtaining more than $40,000 in gift cards. Abdollahi admitted he owned Subway franchises in Southern California, and later operated a California company called “POS Doctor,” which sold and installed point-of-sale (POS) computer systems to Subway franchises around the country. Abdollahi further acknowledged he and Jeffrey Wilkinson conspired to remotely hack into the POS systems he installed in Subway franchises around the country. DOJ

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