Jones has yet to make a statement or comment on social media about the hack, but that hasn’t stopped authorities from working to find out who’s behind it.
As reported by Think Progress, on Thursday the Department of Homeland Security’s New York office announced they had launched an investigation into the Leslie Jones case. Aside from any hate crime charges, the hacker in this case will likely face an indictment under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the same act that sent Ryan Collins to prison for his role in phishing his way into the private accounts of more than 100 people, many of them celebrities, in 2014.
Many are looking at Milo Yiannopolous —the idiot who initially went attack Jones on Twitter (he was given a lifetime ban)— as the person behind the leak. But there’s no conclusive word on the culprit.
27. @iamdiddy. X @hairweavekiller #atl #badboyreunion #NWM
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28. #pressplay: #atl #badboyreunion #Repost @melindasantiago・・・Such a fun moment! RepostBy @sirjpmoore: “That moment @tyrese jumps in at the #badboyfamilyreuniontour with @qparker112 @daronfrom112 @michaelkeith112 @officialslim_ @rsvpmase #badboyreuniontour #112 #tyrese #112forever #112nation #Atlanta –
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29. I couldn’t forget the homie BLACK ROB #WHOA #BADBOYREUNION
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30. If there’s ever been a standout creative and executive that I’ve patterned my trajectory after, it’s @iamdiddy. There’s absolutely nothing about the maestro, mogul and, sometimes, magician that’s not inspiring. Watching him lead his label through the soundtrack of my life last night was a moment one several levels. I experienced it at the right time in the right place. It fully birthed the new beast I’ve been incubating. It was a hell of a show. Thanks @iamdiddy. 🙌🏾