Sexual Exploitation of Obnoxious Photographs Sends Man to Jail
Luis Mijangos, a Mexican national residing in Santa Ana, California had been sentenced for 6 years for using pop songs for infiltrating into the computers of young people, mostly comprising of teenagers and minors. The downloading of pop songs allowed him to hack their personal computers through malware infiltration, as accorded by the US Attorney Office, reports CONTRACOSTA TIMES on September 01, 2011.
Mijangos was allegedly found guilty on March 2011 for hacking and wire tapping the personal computer of a teenage girl allowing him to takeover her webcam and obtain nude snaps.
Charge against him revealed how inhumanly he victimized teenagers while downloading their naked pictures with the malware support and threatening them to reveal these pictures on the net. Mijangos would threat his female victims for sending more intimate images and videos, if they really wanted to stop him from posting their images on the Internet.
According to US Attorney, Andre Birotte Jr., presently the world has now gone digital and depends on the internet for almost everything ranging from banking, learning to communicating with friends, relatives and family, as reported in 9NEWS on September 02, 2011.
The courts further revealed that the found guilty Mijangos used to study the psychology of his victims through microphones and play game tricks through the information he would receive from their conversations.
At the time of his arrest in June 2010, FBI computer forensics experts determinedly claimed that the guilty had infected more than 100 computers used by approximately 230 individuals, of which 44 were mere minors. Prosecutors further claimed that may victims still remained unidentified while filing his sentenced papers in 2011.
Nevertheless, FBI Los Angeles Office Chief Steven M. Martinez revealed in as statement that of recent, there is an increase in similar cases with the upgradation of technologies from the criminals' end. However, Martinez is hopeful after the sentence that predators on this aspect will have a hard lesson to learn. Further, he also recommended net users to refrain themselves from sending such compromised photographs through the internet, as reported by the news published in LA on September 01, 2011.
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