Update: Almost a year to the day that Leah Ayers was charged with hacking into an email account and lifting those nudie photos of soon-to-be-former Indian Grady Sizemore, she was sentenced for the cyber snooping.
The 20-year-old got two years on probation and six days on a work crew. If she serves a sentence like Grady plays baseball, however, she'll only do probation for like 10% of that. (Fox 8)
Remember those nude photos of Tribe center-fielder Grady Sizemore that hit the internets last year? Yeah, someone is finally in trouble for those.
The pictures, which showed Sizemore in various states of undress, were allegedly hacked from Sizemore's girlfriend's email by a 19-year-old woman in Minnesota.
According to the coppers, Leah Ayers accessed Brittany Binger's email and social media accounts multiple times in 2009, which is when she found the star's sexy photos and disseminated them.
Details from the Star Tribune:
Leah M. Ayers, 19, has been charged by the city of Apple Valley with two counts of unauthorized computer access, a gross misdemeanor. She could not be reached for comment.
A complaint filed in Dakota County District Court says Ayers' laptop was used to view Binger's Facebook, Twitter and MySpace accounts, and that personal information on those sites could have been used to change Binger's password and access her account in August 2009.
Binger told police that she does not know Ayers and that the photos could only have come from Binger's e-mail account or the cell phone that was used to send them to her.
Police tracked the IP address used to hack into Binger's accounts back to Leah Ayers' parents' house in Minnesota. When they arrived to search the house in April, Ayers told them her computer was being repaired and wasn't available. And by "repaired," of course, she meant that she had taken the computer to someone and asked that the hard drive be reformatted and erased. Upon retrieving the laptop, cops found plenty of evidence including some of the original Sizemore nudes.