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When Albert Gonzalez was 12, he bought a computer with the allowance he had saved up working for his father, a landscaper.At first, his new hobby seemed a harmless distraction: He played video games — car racing and wrestling, mostly — and spent hours taking the computer apart and putting it back together.It wasn't about stealing anything — it was more the gloating rights, about showing the straight-world programmers that he was better and smarter than them.But Albert wasn't just a typical misfit hacker.
By the time he entered South Miami Senior High, the once-outgoing Albert had turned isolated and untalkative, his grades plummeting as he neglected his homework in favor of the huge programming textbook he had bought.Knowing it would take a while to count that much cash, the hotel manager ordered a round of frozen daiquiris for the gentlemen.For now, as the three friends sipped their drinks and hypnotically watched their stacks of cash being counted right in front of them, Albert felt untouchable."Psychologically," his sister later told a judge, "it was feeding an obsession that in the end would become my brother's downfall."But as Albert stood in his South Beach hotel room in March 2007, getting caught was the furthest thing from his mind.The coding work complete, he briskly snapped his laptop shut and hustled his friends down to the Loews' marble-floored lobby, where, acting as sober as possible, he settled their ,000 bill for the weekend, paying mostly in twenties.