Thomson Reuters employee Keys will fight criminal charges -defense lawyer

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15 Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:07pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15 (Reuters) - Suspended Thomson Reuters employee Matthew Keys, indicted Thursday on federal hacking charges involving the group Anonymous, "maintains his innocence," his attorney told Reuters on Friday.

New York-based attorney Tor Ekeland said Keys "looks forward to contesting these baseless charges."