DHS Officer Convicted of Illegal Computer Use

A Customs and Border Protection officer with the Department of Homeland Security was convicted yesterday for unauthorized use of a government computer, Newsday.com reports.

Kelly Bossinger was convicted "on a three-count indictment charging her with unauthorized use of a government computer, lying and conspiring to lie," according to the article.

In 2004, Bossinger had asked other offices to use government computers to find out why Bossinger's sister had been stopped and searched at the U.S.-Canadian border. Bossinger was concerned that her sister was under investigation. She was.