One of the former Eastern Michigan University students involved in the data breach incident that occurred in March, was arraigned today and charged with eight felony counts.

Keonte Manning was charged with two counts of using a computer to commit a crime, two counts of identity theft, two counts of obtaining personal identifying information in order to commit identity theft and two counts of conspiracy to commit identity theft.

Manning was arraigned and released on a personal recognizance bond and a preliminary exam has been scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. at the 14th District Court.

A warrant has been issued for a second former student employee in the case.

Check out previous coverage in the Echo regarding the March 9 data breach at these links below:

Students’ info lifted, provided to third party

University keeps quiet on recent data heist

EMU student shares experience after personal data stolen