Feds Accuse Fla. Man Of Celebrity Email Hacking

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 5:20 PM EDT) -- A Florida man was arrested on federal charges Wednesday for allegedly hacking into the personal email accounts of several celebrities, including Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis.

The FBI said Christopher Chaney, a 35-year-old man from Jacksonville, Fla., was arrested without incident following an indictment in California federal court and an 11-month investigation the FBI dubbed “Operation Hackerazzi.”

Chaney is accused of hacking into the accounts of more than 50 people related to the entertainment industry and allegedly stealing emails and attachments, including photographs. He also allegedly...
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