‘Revenge porn’ site owner convicted of extortion

A man who ran a so-called “revenge porn” site has been convicted of identity theft and extortion.Kevin Bollaert ran one site to which people submitted compromising pictures, usually of their ex-partners, and another that charged the subjects to have the pictures taken down.He faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted on 27 charges. He was not tried under revenge porn laws.
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