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Man accused of hacking accounts of young women pleads guilty

Justin Potts Justin Potts

April 12, 2019 10:51 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)- A Rochester man accused of hacking into the online accounts of young women and stealing their personal photos has pleaded guilty.

In 2016, police said Justin Potts filmed a woman getting dressed at Zoom Tan on Park Avenue. During their investigation, the FBI says it found 450 computer files, accessed through hacked email accounts.

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Investigators say many of the files contained nude or revealing images of the young women. 

Federal authorities believe than are more than 100 victims.

Potts is now facing a maximum of five years in prison at sentencing. 

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