In 2014, personal photos of Jennifer Lawrence were leaked on social networks without your consent.
In that same year, a different hackers ‘hackeron’ and published on the internet intimate photographs of more than 100 celebrities. The crime was called ‘Celebgate’.
Among the victims, also of Lawrence, were Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst and Avril Lavigne.
Last year one of the cyber criminals which allowed the filtration of the material was stuck and after seeing no escape, he admitted his guilt and asked for a reduction of sentence.
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In accordance with the medium-Hartford Courant, George Garofano, shall face a penalty of between 10 and 16 months in prison for stealing the contents of more than 250 accounts to iCloud.
The criminal 26-year-old acknowledged that his action ‘was not only illegal, but also was wrong on a moral level’, claiming that it takes ‘time’ in forgive for what he did.
“I’ve disappointed myself by doing harm to so many people, the victims, my family and my friends. It is a part of my life that I always regretted,” he wrote in his formal request to the judge.
His defense attorney, Richard W. Lynch, argued that his client was a pawn involuntary of the other hackers involved in the case.
“George is a good person who took advantage of several hackers more sophisticated than he is. Made mistakes, admits his guilt, apologizes to the victims and seeks the indulgence of the court,” he said.
It is expected that the sentence of judgment is pronounced on the 29th of August in the U.S. District Court in Bridgeport (Connecticut).