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Hacker who pleaded guilty in 'sextortion case to be sentenced in LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) ' California man is scheduled to be sentenced in a Los Angeles federal court for extorting sexually explicit photos and videos from women and teenage girls whose computers he hacked.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to impose a seven-year prison sentence against 32-year-old Luis Mijangos on Thursday. Mijangos pleaded guilty to one count each of computer hacking and wiretapping in March.
Authorities say Mijangos took over more than 100 computers and read victims' emails, watched them through their webcams and tricked them into taking nude photos by posing as their boyfriends.
Investigators say Mijangos followed through on his threat in at least one instance by posting naked pictures of one of his victims online.