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Woman Fired By DeSantis Over COVID Data Pleads Guilty To Computer Crimes

The woman who was briefly a national celebrity for her claims about Florida’s COVID-19 numbers has pleaded guilty to computer crimes

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The woman once fired by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis amid claims that he was not properly sharing COVID-19 data within the state has now pleaded guilty to computer crimes.

Former Florida Department of Health employee Rebekah Jones rocketed to fame in early 2021, when she was arrested for allegedly tampering with Florida’s online COVID-19 dashboard she helped design.

Police said she illegally accessed the Florida Department of Health’s computer system to send a message to 1,750 people, according to WEAR-TV, which reported that Jones was also accused of downloading confidential data pertaining to Floridians and saving it to her personal devices.

That website reports that Jones’ prosecution will be deferred for two years so long as she abides by conditions set by the court. WEAR-TV reports that those conditions include:

  • admit guilt of the offenses charged with
  • pay $20,000 in investigative fees to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at a rate of $200 per month until paid in full
  • 150 hours of community service at a minimum rate of 13 hours per month
  • see a licensed mental health professional at a minimum of one hour per month
  • no new arrests

Though she faded into obscurity on the national stage, Jones was briefly a household name.

She became a left wing media darling when she claimed that her actions were meant to reveal Florida’s underreporting of COVID-19 cases, and her story became a cudgel to beat DeSantis for his pro-freedom COVID-19 policies.

More recently, Jones became a Democratic politician and mounted a long shot campaign against firebrand Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, who soundly defeated her despite his own series of wild accusations hanging over his head.

After losing her political campaign, notes Hot Air, Jones began a new career as the host of a podcast that is “dedicated to rooting out misinformation.”

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    December 11, 2022 at 1:48 pm

    It would be better if we can jail these leftist and remove them from society. They keep getting caught in fraud, cheating, allowing sexual trafficking, stealing suitcases, The list goes on.

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      December 12, 2022 at 12:02 pm

      “WE the People” could claim sovereignty in our states and peacefully secede from this evil empire. Or we will have to shoot our way out, to get the 40-50% tax reduction and a 100% decrease in federal regulation. It will require backbones and gonads, which are in short supply in Amerika today. GOD is sovereign over His creation, but man will be held responsible for what he did with the freedom WE were given by GOD and the founders of the republic, called America. don’t be a coward, GOD hates cowards

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    Karen Bracken

    December 11, 2022 at 2:34 pm

    So she gets off with a smack on the fingers. What a joke. She should be serving time behind bars for a long time. On this list we don’t see that she can never again serve in any position within the local, state or federal government.

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      December 12, 2022 at 12:04 pm

      laws for thee (honest, law abiding) but not for me (communist, crooks, thieves, liars, immoral)

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    December 11, 2022 at 3:58 pm

    It’s a start.

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    December 11, 2022 at 4:15 pm

    The Liars which is the ENTIRE CDC and FDA, not to mention the Karens of the Left and the ignorant of the right need to be called out and it needs to be News Worthy because they Bullied you, they lied to you, they had no discernment to be able to separate the lies and fear tactics from the differences of opinion

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    Stacy Dougherty

    December 11, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    So we finally rooted out misinformation called Rebekah Jones!

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    Robert Pemberton

    December 12, 2022 at 7:02 am

    This governor knows how to run a state and will do so as President of the U.S.

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    December 12, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    She’s just another asswipe , worthless democrat !!!

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    December 12, 2022 at 7:13 pm

    We have all come to realize that:
    The new meaning for “Disinformation” is “FACT”
    The new meaning for “Conspiracy” is “TRUTH”

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    December 18, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    So as usual, no prison time. What does one actually have to do to go to prison in America?

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