Jared James Abrahams, 20, of Temecula, Calif., was arrested in November and pleaded guilty to one count of computer hacking and three counts of extortion, the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles said.
Abrahams targeted a number of women, including Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf, whom he knew from high school. He would take control of the social media and email accounts belonging to the women, and took naked photos of them using their computers' web cams. He then threatened to post the photos online, unless they sent him more nude photos or participated in a five-minute Skype session.
Wolf notified the FBI in March 2013, leading to Abrahams' arrest in November.
[Los Angeles Times]
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