American hacker mercenaries face U.S. charges for work in UAE

American hacker mercenaries face U.S. charges for work in UAE

Three former U.S. intelligence operatives, who went to work as mercenary hackers for the United Arab Emirates, face federal charges of conspiring to violate hacking laws, according to Justice Department court documents filed on Tuesday. The three men, Marc Baier, Ryan Adams, and Daniel Gericke, were part of a clandestine unit named Project Raven, first reported by Reuters, that helped the United Arab Emirates spy on its enemies. Reuters previously reported that Baier was a program manager for Project Raven.

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