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NY man charged with cyberstalking in Mich. court

Tuesday - 4/23/2013, 9:30pm  ET

DETROIT (AP) -- Federal prosecutors in Detroit have charged a New York man with crimes after 15 young women say he threatened to release nude photos or other unflattering pictures of them unless they sent some to him.

Adam Savader (suh-VAH'-dur) of Great Neck, N.Y., is charged with cyberstalking and extortion through the Internet. Authorities say the 21-year-old got access to the nude photos through hacked accounts that belonged to the women. Many are college students who knew Savader.

The women live in Michigan; Long Island, N.Y.; and Washington, D.C. Savader is in custody after appearing Tuesday in New York federal court. It's unknown if he has a lawyer.

The criminal complaint says Savader sent text messages over a Google phone service and identified himself as John Smith.

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Online:

U.S. affidavit: http://bit.ly/17VC6tB


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