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Indictment in Nude Hacking Case

50 Victims Include

Christina Aguilera, Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis

10/12/2011 11:13 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


The FBI just released the grand jury indictment of a man who allegedly hacked into the email accounts of 50 victims, including dozens of celebrities.

The indictment was issued against 35-year-old Christopher Chaney of Jacksonville, Florida.  He was arrested this morning by FBI agents, on charges of identity theft, wiretapping and other charges.

According to federal officials, Chaney would use public information to access email accounts of his alleged victims, and then access computers and cell phones under the control of his victims.

Some of the alleged victims include Christina Aguilera, Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis, and celebrity stylist Simone Harouche. Some of the ill-gotten materials included naked photos.

As TMZ first reported, law enforcement sources tell us Chaney allegedly acted alone, and got no money for his alleged misdeeds -- rather, he did it for the thrill.

Chaney faces 121 years in federal prison if convicted on all counts.



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You know what's funny and what's not about this case?

The guy stole some naked pictures and leaked them, the celebrities got a lot more advertisement then they could have hoped.
He stole some dull, blurry pictures from 30 people and (could) get 121 years in prison.
Meanwhile, banks stole money and plunged the economy hurting millions of people, and walked away freely.

1102 days ago


It's not a nice thing to do, that's for sure! BUT - 121 years??? Ridiculous. He shouldn't have to spend his LIFE in prison for leaking some pictures of celebrities. Non-celebrities do those things all the time, every day, and nothing ever happens, no one cares. He should do a short sentence, maybe, but this case overall is totally outrageous.

1026 days ago
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