A 35-year old male from Northampton shire in central England has been arrested – he is a suspect in the hack that caused the leak of hundreds of private pictures of the Royal Middleton family.
The hacker would have gotten his hands on around 3000 images which included pictures of Kate Middleton, Kate Middleton her children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
The hacker had contacted various newspapers with the offer to sell the pictures. He used an encrypted chat messaging service and he used the pseudonym ‘Crafty Cockney’.
The hacker tried to sell the pictures for 65000 dollars.