Retrieved October 5, 2014. Emilio Herrera, also from Chicago, had first been named in the press in 2014; he pleaded guilty to one count of unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information in October 2017. Herrera had accessed the accounts of unnamed celebrities and others but was not accused of being involved in leaking or sharing the photos and videos he obtained. IB Times. Critics felt the distribution of the images was a major invasion of privacy for their subjects, while ilcoud of the allegedly depicted subjects denied their authenticity.