The newly-crowned Miss Teen USA was allegedly the victim of a "sextortion" in which an individual hacked into the computer in her Temecula bedroom in order to obtain naked photos. Cassidy Wolf of Temecula told the media this week that she was targeted before she had been awarded her crown, and her mother, Mary Wolf, said the investigation into the allegations had been going on for some time, according to the Press-Enterprise. Wolf explained that "she received an anonymous email from someone claiming to have nude photos of her taken via the webcam on her computer," reports the L. The pageant winner said the extortion—aka sextortion—plot involved the suspect trying to get money from Wolf so that the photos would not be made public. Federal authorities revealed that Wolf and about a dozen other women were allegedly victimized by the individual. FBI spokesperson Laura Eimiller says the illegal activity is no longer taking place.
She is identified only by her initials in the criminal complaint. A federal complaint filed on Sept. The agent alleged that Abrahams, when interviewed, acknowledged controlling 30 to 40 hacked computers and extorting some women. I do NOT have a heart. However, I do stick to my deals. The girl then allegedly stripped during a Skype session, according to the FBI affidavit.
Hacker Pleads Guilty To Taking Nude Pics of Miss Teen USA
Wolf has told reporters that prior to being crowned, she received an anonymous email from someone who claimed to have nude photos of her, taken via the webcam on her computer. Wolf told Today News that about four months ago, Facebook notified her about somebody trying to log into her account from another state. The [camera] light didn't even go on, so I had no idea. I think it is certainly possible, if unlikely. As for Ms.
A year-old California man has been charged over hacking into a webcam at the home of Miss Teen USA in a bid to extort nude photographs. He is accused of attempting to extort nude photos from Cassidy Wolf after claiming he had obtained private images from the beauty queen's home computer. She told NBC's Today show in August that she had received an anonymous email in which the sender claimed to have stolen images from her webcam.