Updated Nov. 16, 2023 4:31 pm ET
An Israeli private detective was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison Thursday for his role in a hacking-for-hire scheme that involved attempts to discredit investigations into whether Exxon Mobil deceived the public about the risks of climate change.
Aviram Azari pleaded guilty last year in a New York federal court to managing illegal intelligence-gathering and spear-phishing campaigns from 2014 until his arrest in 2019.
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