12 celebs are ‘vic­tims’ of a hacker


Re­cently, 12 well known celebri­ties and po­lit­i­cal fig­ures in the US have be­come vic­tims of a hacker who has posted de­tailed in­for­ma­tion about what ap­pears to be their fi­nances. The celebri­ties in­clude Mel Gib­son, Jay-Z, Bey­once, Ash­ton Kutcher, Joe Bi­den, Robert Mueller, Hil­lary Clin­ton, Eric Holder and Char­lie Beck, Chief of Los An­ge­les Po­lice De­part­ment, Kim Kar­dashian and Paris Hil­ton (in the pic).

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, a web­site has posted so­cial se­cu­rity num­bers, mort­gage amounts, credit card info, car loans, bank­ing and other info of ma­jor celebs. The site was not able to get a lot on Joe Bi­den or Hil­lary Clin­ton, but most of the oth­ers on the list have had their fi­nan­cial info com­pro­mised.

Re­ports are that law en­force­ment agen­cies are in­ves­ti­ga­tion the se­cu­rity breach of th­ese celebri­ties. The po­lice have ar­rested one Chris Chaney and they be­lieve he may not have been a lone wolf and there could be oth­ers in­volved too.

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