'Sex crime'

FBI raided Chicago home in probe of nude celeb photo leaks

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Newly-unveiled court documents reveal that FBI agents raided a Chicago home back in October in the investigation of the nude celebrity photo leak. The leak, which made national headlines late last summer, exposed private photos depicting graphic nudity of several celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, who spoke out afterward and said the violation of her privacy was “a sex crime.” The documents show that the FBI seized computers and mobile phones from the home and identified eight celebrities — by initials only — as victims in the case. Authorities believe the photos were stolen by a hacker.

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