Philadelphia physician accused of hacking female classmates' email, phones

A former Philadelphia physician was charged with identity theft and invasion of privacy for allegedly hacking into the cell phones, email and social media accounts of former Delran (N.J.) High School classmates, Philly.com reports.

Upon gaining access to former female classmates' accounts, Dr. Peter Grossman allegedly made digital copies of more than 2,000 photos, the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office said Monday. In some cases, he guessed their passwords using information they had posted on social media.

The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office did not explain how it identified Dr. Grossman as a suspect, however, investigators found photos of 25 different women in his home. Investigators are still working to identify 13 of the women.

Dr. Grossman, who graduated from Delran High School in 2005, served as a physician at Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, according to Philly.com. Hospital officials on Monday confirmed with Philly.com that Dr. Grossman was a former employee, but did not offer additional details.

Authorities said his case will be presented to a grand jury, according to Philly.com.

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