The Former Altamont resident facing federal charges related to child pornography, extortion, harassment, and identity theft will now stand trial on August 15. The trial had been set to begin on July 6th, but that date has now been vacated. Prior to the August trial date, Mislich will return to court for a pretrial hearing on July 22.
The charges against Mislich allege that he obtained sexually suggestive photos of women by hacking into their online account and using those photos to blackmail the women to send him additional photos and videos. One of the victims in the case was a minor.
All court proceedings are taking place in Benton, Illinois.