Accused computer hacker from Donna faces charges


POSTED: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 3:51pm

UPDATED: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 7:28am

A Donna man is facing 15 federal computer hacking charges. 

Fidel Salinas is suspected of trying to get unauthorized access to Hidalgo County web servers. 

He allegedly caused damage and loss of more than $5,000. 

Officials say he tried to access the web servers of the La Joya Independent School District and The Monitor newspaper.

Court documents say he belongs to the notorious hacking group Anonymous. 


Each charge carries a maximum of ten years in prison.  

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