FBI Pins Down Miss Teen USA Webcam Hacker

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 8:46 PM EDT) -- The FBI has identified the alleged perpetrator of a computer-hacking and extortion plot that targeted the recently crowned Miss Teen USA and more than a dozen other women, an FBI official said Friday.

FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said the bureau's Los Angeles field office had pegged the individual responsible for hacking the personal computer of Cassidy Wolf and commandeering its webcam to snap pictures inside her bedroom. No charges have yet been filed and the investigation is still ongoing, Eimiller said.

Wolf disclosed the incident last week...
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