Twitter: The Heavy's report on Ryan Collins. You may remember the fappeningalso known as Celebgate - when an anonymous hacker, or hackers, leaked naked pictures of more than celebs, including Rihanna and Jennifer Lawrence.
The hacker illegally obtained at least 50 iCloud s and 72 Gmail s, many belonging to female celebrities. The hacker who used a phishing scam to steal nude photos from celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Ryan Collins, a year-old from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in May to one count of "unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information. Collins posed as an employee of Google and Apple between andaccording to US prosecutorsin order to convince over people to hand over their credentials.
Collins was able to illegally obtain at least 50 iCloud s and 72 Gmail s, many belonging to female celebrities, through the "sophisticated phishing scheme. However, prosecutors said they were unable to pin down who had actually released the photos as they could only prove that Collins had stolen them, not that he had shared them. In addition, Collins also ran a modelling scam in which he managed to deceive women into sending him nude photographs directly.
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