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The Final Verdict is in for the Guy Who Committed Sex Crime Against J.Law

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Justice is… served?

It’s been over 2 years since the infamous celebrity nude photo scandal of 2014 — you know, the one in which private snapshots of Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Victoria Justice, Kate Upton, Becca Tobin and more leaked onto the Internet — and the final verdict is in on the perpetrator’s sentencing… and it might not be what you expected.

Back in May 2016, a man named Ryan Collins confessed to one count in the big case. The man pleaded guilty to hacking at least 50 iCloud accounts and 72 Gmail accounts, most of which belonged to female celebrities. (As it turns out, there were more than 600(!) victims.) BUT, he did NOT plead guilty to the actual leak itself, which is the absolute worst part of what Jennifer Lawrence called “a flagrant violation of privacy” and “a sex crime.”

Because of his pseudo-confession, the maximum penalty for his crimes was 5 years in federal prison — and the 36-year-old criminal didn’t even get half of that!

After Ryan agreed to a plea deal earlier this year, U.S. Attorney Bruce D. Brandler announced that U.S. District Judge William W. Caldwell sentenced the culprit to 18 months in federal prison. A year and a half. That’s it. K.
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Celebrities send other stars NSFW pictures all the time. The proof:

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