Thursday, October 13, 2011

Celeb Phone Hacker Ex-Con Busted,Past Revealed.

The hacker who become the top celebrity news for hacking celebrities phones (like Scarlett Johansson, Vanessa Hudgens and more) has been busted.

His name is Christopher Howard Chaney. He was arrested before for running a scheme to steal people's life insurance money.

According to court records, obtained Chaney plead guilty to mail fraud in federal court in Florida back in 1998 ... for stealing money from Prudential life insurance policy holders in a diabolical plan he executed with a friend back in 1997.

Court docs reveal ... Chaney had a pal who worked for Prudential, and that guy would identify Prudential Life Insurance customers who had names similar to Chaney's.

Chaney would then fill out paperwork, posing as his victims ... and took money out of their policies ... thousands of dollars at a time.

Chaney -- who was a teenager when he was involved in the scam -- was convicted ... and sentenced to 48 months probation and ordered to return the money he stole. 

He is back again in the business and accused of hacking 50 people including famous people and leaking their private information on the web. If he is found guilty, he could face 121 years in prison.

Well he won't live that long.

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