Selena Gomez’s Hacker Indicted
According to Police Department of Los Angeles, a woman from New Jersey, aged 21, was accused this past week because she allegedly hacked the electronic mail accounts of Selena Gomez as well as stole portion of data from her.
The press release by the Department further states that the Ridgefield Park resident Susan Atrach faces indictment of 5 criminal counts of ID-theft, 5 criminal counts of breaking into PC data and using the same for committing fraud alternatively for acquiring/controlling data, property or money, along with a single criminal count of obtaining supporting documentation devoid of taking consent. Incase convicted, Atrach will be imprisoned for nearly 10 years, says Office of Attorney of the Los Angeles County District. Cosmopolitan.com posted this, July 15, 2018.
Los Angeles Times reports, the hacker acquired admission into the A/Cs via altering the passwords based on info that were answers to questions by the singer for people at large on several online forums. Los Angeles Times got to know from a source that Atrach didn't capitalize on the hack through revealing the information she obtained to media else make money out of it.
Investigation into the incident is ongoing by Bureau of Investigation and Office of District Attorney. According to the prosecutor's recommendation, Atrach's bail should be fixed at USD250K. The accused will be charged August 27 or before. There's no plea entered from or on behalf of Atrach. She possibly didn't hire a lawyer for giving comments, while there were no phone numbers provided on her.
Infiltration of famous personalities' electronic mail accounts have been increasing during recent years. A lot of female stars got exploited through leakage of their nude photos. Last year, nude pictures showing Justin Bieber of Selena got placed on the Instagram account of Selena following which her A/C for sometime went offline. The said pictures had been clicked at the time of one visit to Bora Bora during 2015 that happened the same time Selena was targeted in a hack.
According to a representative of LAPD telling the New York Post, Atrach will be surrendering inside Los Angeles where she will be prosecuted 27th August.
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