Following indictment, Reuters suspends Matthew Keys with pay
As Twitchy reported on Thursday, a three-count indictment alleges that Reuters’ Matthew Keys conspired with Anonymous to hack into a Tribune Company website.
Politico reports that Keys has been suspended with pay.
— Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) March 15, 2013
This isn’t the first time Keys has been in trouble with Reuters since joining the company in 2012.
Reuters: Matthew Keys was reprimanded last year for creating @pendinglarry to mock Google CEO Page
— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) March 15, 2013
On Thursday, Keys tweeted, “I found out the same way most of you did: From Twitter.” New York magazine notes that it probably wasn’t much of a surprise.
— Justin Miller (@justinjm1) March 15, 2013
Keys clarified his tweet today.
Good morning. Still fine. To clarify this tweet from yesterday, I found out about the *indictment* from Twitter – bit.ly/Z2IQxv
— Matthew Keys (@TheMatthewKeys) March 15, 2013