The Fappening Hacker Gets 8 Months in Prison After Stealing Celebrity Nudes

The Fappening nude leak scandal has finally come to an end after the fourth hacker involved in the stealing of celebrity nudes got sentenced to eight months in prison by a federal judge at a US district court in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

George Garofano, 26, previously pleaded guilty in April, after being charged with breaking into the accounts of a total of 240 iCloud users and stealing their files.

Some of his targets included US celebrities who stored nude and X-rated photos in the cloud, with Garofano extracting the content. The prosecution claims that he shared the photos with several other individuals, and in some cases, he sold the pictures to other hackers involved in the scheme.

“Mr Garofano’s offense was a serious one. He illegally hacked into his victims’ online accounts, invaded their privacy, and stole their personal information, including private and intimate photos. He did not engage in this conduct on just one occasion. He engaged in this conduct 24... (read more)

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