Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Nude Pics Of Jennifer Lawrence


Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Ryan Collins pled guilty Tuesday to charges of stealing nude online pictures of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities.

The 36-year-old Pennsylvania man plead guilty to one count of gaining “unauthorized access to a protected computer” to gain private information, including nude photos and videos, according to Billboard.

Collins faced charges that he hacked into more than 100 Google and Apple accounts from November 2012 to September 2014. Many of those accounts belonged to famous celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, according to another report.

Prosecutors have said that he used a “phishing” scheme which tricked victims into revealing personal information that helped him gain access to their Apple and Google emails and the all the information they had stored.

In March, no celebrities were identified in the plea agreement. Prosecutors have said there is no evidence that he took any of the photos, information or videos he found and posted them online or shared them in any way.

No word yet on when Collins sentencing will take place.