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Second man pleads guilty of hacking entertainment industry celebrities

November 30,-0001 00:00

A second man has pleaded guilty to using a phishing scheme to get access to private and sensitive videos and photographs of people in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles. Edward Majerczyk, 28, a resident of Chicago and Orland Park, Illinois, has ...

An Illinois hacker has agreed to plead guilty to hacking celebrities' computers and stealing personal information.
Edward Majerczyk, 28, of Chicago, has been charged in connection with a phishing scheme that gave him illegal access to more than 300 Apple iCloud and Gmail accounts, including many belonging to members of the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, according to Deadline. The celebrities were not identified.
Majerczyk faces a maximum sentence of five years in federal prison.
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