An American man has been found guilty by a US court of trying to extort the Singaporean government over information in a leaked official HIV database.The court in Kentucky heard Mikhy Farrera-Brochez had sent two emails to Singaporean officials in 2018. In them he said he had possession of an official database containing the HIV status of 14,000 people in Singapore.He threatened to release details of it unless his husband was released from prison and the database closed.

An American man has been found guilty by a US court of trying to extort the Singaporean government over information in a leaked official HIV database.The court in Kentucky heard Mikhy Farrera-Brochez had sent two emails to Singaporean officials in 2018. In them he said he had possession of an official database containing the HIV status of 14,000 people in Singapore.He threatened to release details of it unless his husband was released from prison and the database closed.