Feds arrest Paul Ryan's former intern in nude picture blackmail scandal

The 21-year-old has been charged with cyberstalking and blackmailing 15 women

Adam Savader was a former intern for the Romney-Ryan campaign.
(Image credit: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

An intern who worked for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan during their 2012 campaign has been arrested by the FBI on allegations that he illegally obtained naked pictures of 15 different women and then blackmailed them for more, according to the New York Daily News. (It does not appear that either Ryan or Romney have publicly commented on the situation.)

Adam Savader, 21, is a political science student at SUNY Farmingdale who has also interned in the past for Newt Gingrich. If convicted, he could face five years in jail.

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