Woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez' e-mails

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Published on July 13, 2018 - Duration: 00:46s

Woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez' e-mails

A New Jersey woman has been charged with identity theft and fraud after hacking into pop star Selena Gomez' e-mail accounts.

Rollo Ross reports.

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Woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez' e-mails

Los Angeles prosecutors have revealed that pop star Selena Gomez' e-mail accounts were hacked several times between June 2015 and February 2016.

A New Jersey woman Susan Atrach has been charged with identity theft and fraud after hacking her accounts, sharing the material and posting some of the information online.

Gomez, who is the most popular Instagram star with 133 million followers, had both her Yahoo and Apple iCloud accounts compromised.

Atrach is scheduled to be arraigned on August 27 and faces a maximum on nine years in state prison if convicted at trial.

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