Admitting Posting Nude Images, Young Norwegian Politician Resigns

hoyrepolitikerA young Norwegian politician who is the son of prominent parliamentarians has resigned from his post and admitted to hacking into several young womens’ data and distributing nude pictures of them online. Local police have launched an investigation into the matter.

Tor Johannes Helleland, 23, admitted in a statement Monday that he accessed several accounts belonging to young Norwegian women on Apple Inc.’s iCloud service, and then posted pictures of them to a website.

He used a pseudonym and a concealed e-mail address, according to Norwegian newspaper VG, which first reported on allegations of hacking activities by a young politician.(lpk)