Texas News

News > Texas News > Texas man gets probation in revenge porn case

Texas man gets probation in revenge porn case

(Information in the following story is from: Fort Worth Star-Telegram, http://www.star-telegram.com)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has pleaded guilty to seeking revenge on his ex-girlfriend by emailing out videos of them having sex.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that 28-year-old Philip Welch Ingram struck the deal Thursday in exchange for five years of deferred adjudication probation. He pleaded guilty to improper visual recording and breach of computer security. Both are felonies.

Ingram must undergo psychological treatment and pay a $500 fine. He can't live in Tarrant County or contact the ex-girlfriend as part of the agreement.

Police say Ingram hid a video recorder to film the couple. They say after the two broke up Ingram hacked into her email. He sent the videos to the woman's parents, friends and employer.

Texas News

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday granted a request from Texas and more than two dozen other states to block...
Two former legislative staffers for state Rep. Dawnna Dukes say they found their work a hectic balancing act,...
On January 26th, Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 25 Texas counties due to...
A man has been arrested in the stabbing death of an 84-year-old woman who was found dead in her home in rural...
A federal judge has again ruled against Texas in the state's efforts to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees...