A 29-year-old man was served with an evidence book created under new anti-computer crime legislation for suspected hacking into a computer parking system.
Detective Garda Paul Fitzpatrick of the Garda National Cyber Crime Unit has confirmed the delivery of an evidence book about David Young from Cois na hAbhann, Cloyne, Co. Cork.
He is accused of deliberately accessing an information system without legal authority or reasonable excuse by breaching a security measure.
The crime Young allegedly committed between September 4 and 5, 2018, violates Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act (Information Systems-Related Offenses).
He is also accused of deliberately hindering or interrupting the functioning of an information system in the Vodafone data center in Clonshaugh Business and Technology Park, Dublin 17.
The offense is said to have changed dates between May 22 and September 3, 2018.
The evidence book contains a total of nine offenses.
This includes operating a computer with the intent of generating profit for yourself and others and of causing harm to others.
He is also accused of making a threatened claim by threatening to release information from 12,000 customer accounts with Park Magic Mobile Solutions in order to generate a profit for himself.
Finally, between May 28, 2018 and August 17, 2018, he was accused of dishonestly obtaining parking credit totaling € 270 in five cases.
The director of the prosecutor’s office previously led the process by prosecuting the case.
Judge Olann Kelleher referred the case from the Cork District Court to the Cork District Criminal Court on September 1.
Then a date is set for the hearing at the local court.