FBI agents believe they have identified the person behind the alleged “sextortion” scheme involving the newly crowned Miss Teen USA.
No arrests have been made in the case involving Cassidy Wolf.
Miss Teen USA Reveals “Sextortion” Case
She was the victim of someone who hacked into a webcam in her Southern California bedroom several months ago in an attempt to extort nude photographs from her, said Laura Eimiller, spokeswoman for the FBI in Los Angeles.
Wolf, a 19-year-old graduate of Great Oak High School in Temecula, won the Miss Teen USA crown Saturday.
Wolf has said she would use her fame to highlight cybercrime, and earlier this week told the website of NBC’s “Today” show that several months ago she received an anonymous email in which the sender claimed to have stolen images