A Pennsylvania woman looking to exact revenge on her husband stole nude photos of the man's girlfriend, posted them to Facebook, and tricked the woman's teenage son into looking at them.
Julie Ottaviani, 54, appeared to strike a reporter as she left a magistrate's office on Tuesday. Reporter Bill Wadell with Newswatch 16 asked questions related to the case. On the video, Ottaviani can be seen trying to take the reporter's microphone before striking him in the face with her purse.
Ottaviani had just minutes earlier agreed to plead guilty to charges of corruption of minors and criminal use of a computer.
The irate wife admitted to hacking into her estranged husband's computer and cell phone in January, where she saw and stole naked photos of the man's alleged girlfriend.
That's when investigators said Ottaviani created a fake Facebook profile where she posted the images of the naked woman. She then added the woman's 14-year-old teenage son as a friend. Court records said that the teen accepted the request, clicked on the profile, and saw photos of his naked mother, according to KDVR.
“I wanted her kid to hurt as much as mine,” Ottaviani said in court documents, according to the Times Leader.
Hanover Township police are now investigating Tuesday's incident outside the court, and whether or not Ottaviani will face new charges.
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