Altamont man facing multiple charges, including child pornography

EFFINGHAM - Authorities say an Altamont man who was indicted last year for hacking online accounts of several women now faces several new charges.

Stephen Mislich, 23, has been charged with identity theft, extortion, harassment, producing child pornography, and distributing child pornography, in addition to extortion and harassment charges he was indicted on last year.

Authorities say the new charges allege that Mislich took sexually explicit photos of a minor, and distributed them.  Authorities also say that Mislich allegedly hacked the online accounts of several women, stole sexually explicit photos of them, and attempted to coerce the women into giving him more explicit photos.

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