The hacker accessed the e-mail account of Scarlett Johansson for her nude pictures, must pay the actress a compensation of $ 66,000 and spend five years and 11 months in prison.
According to a penalty imposed Wednesday by federal agents, the cybercriminal identified as Christopher Chaney, 35, must pay his other victims a total of $150,000. His victims include almost all big names of world cinema and entertainment. Among the celebrities who were victims of Chaney include singer Christina Aguilera and Mila Kunis, whose pictures in erotic poses were released worldwide.
Johansson explained that the images were taken with her cell phone for her boyfriend and that under no circumstances was an act of perversion. Johansson also confessed that she became “paranoid” thinking that everyone had seen her naked through the Internet. After this, Johansson decided to ignore the gossip to be “much happier”.
For his part, Chaney, who lives in Jacksonville, Florida, admitted to working to get into the accounts of his famous victims by changing the password and answering security questions with the information that was available on the Internet.