On Oct. 19, 2020, Telesforo Aviles was criminally charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office with a federal crime that will require prison time. Aviles, the former ADT employee who gained unauthorized access to the ADT accounts of 220 customers in the Dallas area, has pled guilty.

What was the criminal charge against the former ADT employee?

The U.S. Attorney’s Office charged Telesforo Aviles with computer fraud, which is a federal crime.

Was the former employee sentenced in this case? What was the sentence?

At this time, a criminal charge has been brought forward by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and Telesforo Aviles has pled guilty. Sentencing will take place by a court at a later date. We are grateful to the Dallas FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for holding Aviles responsible for a federal crime.