Press Conference Advisory 11/21/2017

There will be a press conference today at 12:30 p.m. to announce charges against Behzad Mesri, an Iranian national, for allegedly hacking into the computer servers of Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO), stealing proprietary data, including information about then-unreleased episodes of the popular television series, “Game of Thrones,” and then allegedly seeking to extort HBO.    

 

WHO:            

Joon H. Kim, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York

William F. Sweeney, Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

WHEN:          

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at12:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:        

U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York

1 St. Andrew’s Plaza

New York, NY 10007

 

LIVESTREAM:

Facebook @USAOSDNY

 

CONTACT:   

James Margolin, Dawn Dearden, Nicholas Biase

(212) 637-2600

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