Okay, he wasn't really being humble. He was just trying to evade detection. Maybe down the road, he could expunge his record. Or he could just downgrade the original charges, just a little.
Once he’d hacked into his high school’s computerize grading system four years ago, a Glenbard South student didn’t electronically elevate himself to the honor roll.
Abraham Ali, a junior at the time, merely erased some F’s and replaced them with humble scores of D. “He told a school official he was trying to be subtle,” Assistant DuPage County State’s Attorney Diane Michalak said Thursday, as Ali, 21, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of attempted computer tampering.
The Glen Ellyn resident was sentenced to 60 days of work-release in the county jail and paid more than $11,000 in court-ordered restitution.