Mexican National gets 6-year sentence for 'sextortion' Blackmailing Women for Sex Videos. Southern California man was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for infiltrating computers belonging to women and teenage girls where he found sexually explicit photos and threatening to put them online unless they provided him with moreIn sentencing Luis Mijangos, 32, of Santa Ana, U.S. District Judge George King called the crimes a form of cyber-terrorism and warned other hackers they will meet stiff penalties for ruining people's lives.Mijangos is also accused of remotely accessing personal computer webcams, which he used to spy on people and catch them in "intimate situations,Mijangos also allegedly told investigators he was part of an international network of hackers. The Judge said he saw the severity and sophistication of Mijangos's "personal crime wave" and the fact that the defendant decided to funnel his talents as a computer programmer to get sexually explicit material for his personal gratification. In arguing for leniency, deputy federal public defender Firdaus Dordi said his client wasn't the one who created the photos nor the virus that infected the computers."A lot of people suffered and suffered greatly in a real sense because of his actions" Mijangos, a paraplegic who was struck during a drive-by shooting when he was a teen. The gunman was never caught.
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