Jacob Riis Houses

Feds Seek 7-Month Sentence for LulzSec Hacker and Lower East Sider ‘Sabu’

Posted May 26, 2014 at 6:00 am

Anarchism and the Lower East Side go hand in hand, so should we be super surprised that one of the most notorious hackers of our day operated from within the Jacob Riis Houses on Avenue D? You’ll recall that in June 2011, hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur, an unemployed father of two, was caught by the […]


LulzSec Ringleader Operated Out of Jacob Riis Houses on Avenue D

Posted March 7, 2012 at 6:19 am

The Lower East Side is connected to one of the largest, most notorious global computer hacker rings.