Linn County, Iowa (CNN) – An online business owner is facing 20 years in prison for trying to take an internet domain, at gunpoint.
Rossi Lorathio Adams, II was found guilty of hiring his cousin to break into the home of an Iowa man who owned “DoItForState.com”.
The cousin Sherman Hopkins, Jr. went to the man’s home to force him to transfer the domain, but the victim was able to get the gun.
The victim shot him and later called the police.
Now Hopkins was sentenced to 20 years in prison and is now he’s being held.
If convicted, he faces a maximum of 20 years in prison and $250,000 fine.