Celebrity hacker pleads guilty

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Christopher Chaney, 35, of Jacksonville, Fla., left, arrives at federal court in Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Chaney was indicted last month on 26 counts, including unauthorized access to a computer and wiretapping, including allegedly hacking into the email accounts of celebrities such as Scarlett Johansson, whose nude photos appeared on the Internet. Chaney was arrested as part of a yearlong investigation of celebrity hacking that authorities dubbed "Operation Hackerazzi." (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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A man accused of hacking into the email accounts of film star Scarlett Johansson and other celebrities to access nude photos and private information has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, prosecutors said on Mar. 22.

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