LANCASTER – Eighteen-year-old Eastside High School student Gil Huliganga was arrested this week for allegedly hacking into the school’s computers to change his failing grades, according to a press release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station. Read it below:
After a lengthy investigation, Lancaster deputies with the School Safety Unit arrested an Eastside High School student for altering his failing grades through the school’s computer network.
Suspect Gil Huliganga is accused of “hacking” into the school’s computer system to change his “F” grades to “A” grades.
It is a felony to alter information by means of unauthorized access through a closed computer network.
Suspect Huliganga was arrested for altering computer data and booked at Lancaster Station Jail. He is being held on $25,000 bail.
The alleged crime took place in December 2013, officials said. Huliganga was arrested around 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, and released later that evening after posting bond, according to LASD inmate records. As of Thursday afternoon, charges had not yet been filed against Huliganga, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.