Former Teacher to Be Sentenced for Celeb Nude Photo Hack

A former Virginia high school teacher is facing the possibility of several years in prison for illegally accessing and distributing the private nude photographs of hundreds of celebrities and others in 2014. Is the potential sentence too harsh? Read on and see what you think.

Via Page Six.

Federal prosecutors have recommended a sentence of nearly three years in prison for a former Virginia high school teacher convicted of hacking into private digital accounts of celebrities and others.

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Christopher Brannan pleaded guilty in October to aggravated identity theft and unauthorized access to a protected computer. He was the fifth person charged in the 2014 “celebgate” scandal in which hackers obtained nude photographs and other private information from more than 200 people.

Actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are among the celebrities who said they were victims.

Brannon is a former teacher at Lee-Davis High School in Mechanicsville.

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