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Glendale man accused of online 'sextortion'

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    GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- Federal agents Tuesday arrested a Glendale man suspected of hacking into hundreds of online accounts and extorting more than 350 women into showing him their naked bodies.


    Karen "Gary" Kazaryan, 27, was arrested without incident by special agents with the FBI on federal computer hacking charges. He was indicted on 15 counts of computer intrusion and 15 counts of aggravated identity theft.


    According to the indictment, Kazaryan hacked into the women's Facebook, Skype and email accounts. He then changed the passwords to lock victims out of their own accounts and then searched emails or other files for naked or seminaked photos of the victims. He then posed as a friend, persuading them to strip while he watched via Skype, captured images of them, or both.


    When the women discovered that Kazaryan was posing as a friend, he often blackmailed them with the nude photos he had fraudulently obtained to coerce more stripping, prosecutors said. In some cases, he's accused of posting the nude photos to the victims' Facebook pages when they refused his demands...


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    Authorities found around 3,000 pictures of nude or seminude women on Kazaryan's computer. Investigators estimate Kazaryan had more than 350 victims, but all of the women have not yet been identified.


    Kazaryan faces up to 105 years in prison if he's convicted on all counts.


    Anyone who believes they may have been a victim of Kazaryan's should contact the FBI's Los Angeles office at (310) 477-6565.
     
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    Karen 'Gary' Kazaryan, 27, of Glendale was arrested by federal agents on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, on suspicion of hacking into hundreds of online accounts and extorting women into showing him their naked bodies. (KABC Photo)


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    105 years potentially? Rape penalties are a slap on the wrist in comparison.
     
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    Well that's pretty incredible...only in America.

    105 years is a little steep if you ask me.
     
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    It does seem ridiculous. But they add up the maximum penalties for each individual act.
     
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    So this is what Kanye looks like. Was wondering. :hhh:
     
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    105 years? wtf
     
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    You better not get caught Mike. People take this kind of shit seriously these days.
     
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