An Iranian hacker who allegedly stole scripts for the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones,” and then attempted to blackmailed the premium cable network for a nearly $6 million ransom, was indicted Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced.

Behzad Mesri, an Iranian national alleged to have previously worked as a hacker for the military, was charged in United States v. Mesri, 17-cr-689, with wire fraud, computer hacking, and aggravated identity theft, among other charges.

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