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.
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
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at12:30 p.m.
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York
1 St. Andrew’s Plaza
New York, NY 10007
James Margolin, Dawn Dearden, Nicholas Biase