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Oct 12, 2011 12:40 PM by Dr. Anya Winslow

Arrest, charges filed in Hollywood hacking probe

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI says it's made an arrest and federal charges have been filed in a probe of email hacking that targeted Hollywood celebrities.

FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller says one person was arrested Wednesday morning on charges that stem from a year-long probe known as Operation Hackerazzi.

A person familiar with the investigation, who requested anonymity because details had not yet been announced, says a Florida man has been indicted on charges that he hacked into the email accounts of celebrities including Scarlett Johansson.

The FBI has planned an 11 a.m. news conference.


(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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