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EXCLUSIVE: Scarlett Johansson Interviewed by FBI Months Ago About Nude Pic Hacking Ring

Scarlett Johansson (Reuters)

Scarlett Johansson was interviewed months ago by the FBI about the hacking ring that may have released nude photos of the Golden Globe winning star on the Web this week, FoxNews.com has learned.

Johansson met quietly with agents from the FBI’s Los Angeles office in early 2011, a law enforcement official told FoxNews.com.

Numerous other celebrities believed to be targeted by the alleged hacking ring were also interviewed by the FBI around the same.

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"The FBI is investigating a person or group responsible for a series of computer intrusions on high profile figures," FBI LA spokeswoman Ari Dekofsky told FoxNews.com. 

She would neither confirm nor deny the names of specific hacking victims, citing the ongoing investigation.

Emails to Johansson's reps about the FBI interview were not immediately returned.

On Wednesday, FoxNews.com first reported that the FBI is investigating the release of the recent photos allegedly hacked from Johansson's phone.

"The FBI is aware of the alleged hacking incident and is looking into it," an FBI official told FoxNews.com following the release of private cell phone snaps the star allegedly took of herself.

Meanwhile Johansson's lawyer is going after websites that published the nude photos of the star.

Marty Singer warned several sites that Johansson owns the copyright to her hacked nude photos, TMZ reports.

Singer is demanding that the sites remove the "stolen copyright protected private photographs." 

"The highly personal and private photographs at issue capture our client self-posing in her own home in a state of undress and/or topless," Singer told the sites. "If you fail to comply, you will be acting at your own peril. Please govern yourselves accordingly."

One photo shows Johansson draped in nothing but a towel, taking a photo of her exposed backside reflected in a mirror. Another shows the Golden Globe-winning actress in a topless self-portrait.

"Black Swan" star Mila Kunis was also targeted with images allegedly hacked from her phone leaked online. They showed her "Friends with Benefits" co-star Justin Timberlake in a shirtless pose, and Kunis in a bathtub.

Three months ago, hackers released nude photos they claimed were of Blake Lively. Lively's rep denied the photos were of the actress and also threatened to sue any web site that published the photos. 

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