FBI arrests man who stole nude photos from Scarlett Johansson
The FBI has made an arrest as part of its phone hacking investigation weeks after nude photos of Scarlett Johansson leaked.
A Florida man was charged with hacking into the emails of Christina Aguilera, Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis in a computer invasion scheme that targeted Hollywood celebrities, federal authorities said.
Christopher Chaney, 35, of Jacksonville was arrested without incident as part of a yearlong investigation of celebrity hacking that was dubbed ‘Operation Hackerazzi.’
Chaney was charged with 26 counts of identity theft, unauthorized access to a protected computer and wiretapping.
If convicted, he faces up to 121 years in prison.
Authorities said Chaney was responsible for stealing nude photos taken by Johansson herself and were later posted on the Internet.
Chaney offered some material to celebrity blog sites but there is no evidence that he profited from his scheme.