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Manhattan Lawyer David Waldman Charged With Cyberstalking

David Waldman, 50, is an attorney who launched a relentless campaign against his banker ex-girlfriend after she ended their four-month relationship.  He bombarded her with vile text messages, emails, and launched hateful websites. Waldman also went as far as to … Continue reading

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Two Men Federally Indicted Along With Swatter Tyler Barris

Imagine this … Two guys are playing an online computer game.  They get angry with each other.  One guy threatens to have the other swatted, that is, he will make a false report to the police so they will show … Continue reading

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Juan Thompson Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison For Cyberstalking And Making Hoax Bomb Threats

“The response by and large is: Ignore it and turn off  your computer,” said Danielle Citron, a University of Maryland law professor and author of “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace.” Law enforcement must realize that there is a difference between internet … Continue reading

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Former Irondequoit, NY Cop Sentenced To Five Years For Cyberstalking

The Democrat and Chronicle reports that when first interviewed by the FBI, William Rosica claimed innocence.  His former girlfriend received emails from Katy Jones.  Rosica’s proof of his innocence was showing FBI agents that Katy Jones also sent him a … Continue reading

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Accused Swatter Tyler Barriss Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

On January 3, 2018, I predicted that if Kansas has felony murder law, that Tyler Barriss would be charged for the death of Andrew Finch. I’ve been following and posting about this case. It is another demonstration for how cyber … Continue reading

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Kansas Seeks Extradition of Alleged Swatter Tyler Barriss

If you don’t know the background of this case, please read the previous posts here, and here. Kansas officials are seeking the extradition of Tyler R. Barriss in connection with a felony charge stemming from his alleged faked emergency call … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Man Arrested For Making Swatting Call

December 30, 2017 Update to post Man Killed In Swatting Prank. Along with the arrest, more information has been released about the false report known as “swatting” that resulted in an un-involved, innocent man being killed by the police. Tyler … Continue reading

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Man Killed In Swatting Prank

I first heard of swatting in 2011 due to a lawsuit filed in Illinois.  It was a case of cyber-harassment gone wild.   In 2014, the victim was awarded $50,000 after a jury trial. Then came the case of Brandon Wilson … Continue reading

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VPN Use Did Not Hide Cyber Abuser Who Is Now Charged With Federal Crime

Back in 2013 when I was bombarded with vile, harassing comments sent to my other blog through proxy IP addresses, I learned that those sites are hosted by companies that provide server computers. I also learned that although some promise … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals For 11th Circuit Upholds 10-Year Sentence For Cyberstalker

He lived in Tallahassee, Florida, attended Syracuse University and has a master’s degree in business administration from Florida State University.  He also took pleasure in using the internet to ruin the lives of others. In March 2016, Michael Daniel Rubens … Continue reading

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