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Scarlett Johansson's Hackerazzi Allegedly Stalked a 13-Year-Old Non-Celebrity

Screenshot of Christopher Chaney (WTEV)
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The man who hacked into the accounts of celebrities like ScarJo and Mila Kunis may have stalked a totally unfamous Connecticut woman for 12 years, starting when she was 13 years old.Christopher Chaney, the Jacksonville, Florida man who was arrested by the FBI for hacking into celebrity accounts, talked to his local TV station after his arrest and said that he stalked celebrities, because he was curious about their private lives. "It started as curiosity and it turned to just being addictive," Chaney said. "Seeing the behind-the-scenes of what's going on with the people you see on the big screen."

But that doesn't explain why he allegedly turned his attention to non-celebrities, according to the Los Angeles Times. Investigators are saying that he stalked a Connecticut woman that he began chatting with when she was 13 years old.

The Associated Press tracked down court documents saying that Chaney hacked into the girl's computer the same way that he had with celebrities. He took photos and other materials from her online accounts and posted them online and even uploaded them to porn site. The woman said in documents that Chaney caused her "serious emotional distress."

So although the new word "hackerazzi" used to describe Chaney sounds like "paparazzi," he probably has more in common with this sextortionist than the average US Weekly photographer.