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However the charge was dropped when she pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of assault.
Sponsler was handed a two-year suspended sentence, a ban on working in schools and a £150 fine by the Osage County district attorney.
According to her, a dubious individual gained access to the video, demanding ransom and making threats.
The screenshots, posted on an online gallery, show women who were left red-faced after they accidentally sent their racy snaps to the wrong person.
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