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Did Joe Muto, the Fox Mole, Commit Any Crimes?

Lawyer/writer Stephanie Rabiner asks that question in a piece for Reuters. [I]t’s possible that Muto violated one of New York’s computer tampering laws. That law prohibits the “unlawful duplication of computer related material … [that] wrongfully deprives or appropriates from an owner an economic value in excess of $2,500.” Gawker reportedly paid the Fox Mole $5,000 for his posts and the accompanying videos.
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Fox News Lawyers to Joe Muto: ‘Your admissions are admissions of likely criminal and civil wrongdoing’

Media / Television Industry : TVNewser (3 years ago)

TVNewser has obtained a letter sent to Joe Muto, the former “O’Reilly Factor” associate producer revealed to be a mole working for Gawker. The letter is from a law firm representing Fox News saying his actions thus far are “likely c... Read Post

The ‘Fox Mole’ Shares a Day In The Life Of An ‘O’Reilly Factor’ Producer

Media / Television Industry : TVNewser (2 years ago)

The “Fox Mole,” Joe Muto has an excerpt in Salon from his new book chronicling life at the cable news channel. Muto, who pleaded guilty earlier this month to misdemeanor attempted theft and computer tampering charges over his Gawker... Read Post

Fox Mole Joe Muto to Plead Guilty Over Gawker Posts

Media / Television Industry : TVNewser (2 years ago)

Gawker is reporting that Fox News mole, Joe Muto, will plead guilty today to misdemeanor attempted theft and attempted computer tampering charges. The agreement, in which the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has pledged not to f... Read Post


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