"He said while Rye had "overstepped the mark" he was "only asking for relatively conservative amounts" and "could have asked for more.
"He was just trying to get enough to get by," he said.
Mr Barrese said Rye had no prior convictions, and had not reoffended since his arrest in August last year.
"He knew it was wrong. It wasn’t intended to hurt anyone," he said."
So just a crap load of crime traceable on the internet, so not too bright, yet not greedy, hmmm, based on some of the guys I've read online, he's practically a catch.