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San Diego man convicted for revenge-porn website

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Posted at 11:14 AM, Feb 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-05 11:14:29-05

San Diego, Ca. - A San Diego man was convicted Monday for running a revenge porn website, where people could post nude photos of their ex-partners online.

The San Diego County Superior Court found 28-year-old Kevin Bollaert guilty of 27 counts of identity theft and extortion, according to FOX 5 in San Diego.

The jury was unable to reach a decision on the charges of identity theft and conspiracy and a mistrial was declared for those counts.

Prosecutors said Bollaert allowed people to post up to 10,000 photos on the now-defunct website “ugotposted.com.” People could anonymously post nude photos of their ex-partners along with their name, cities where they live and links to their Facebook profiles.

Bollaert also ran another now-defunct website called “changemyreputation.com,” where victims could be charged up to $350 to have their image removed. Through this site he received thousands of dollars from victims.

Bollaert faces up to 20 years in prison. He will be sentenced on April 3rd.

- Zindzi Randolph, WTKR Intern