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Wednesday, April 5, 2006

[NY] Officer Valentine's revenge = 197 cyberstalking count indictment, including 21 felonies

April 2006
New York

Suffolk Police Officer Michael Valentine didn't like being dumped from his 6-week relationship with a woman he met online, so he hacked her account, and using his police precinct and personal computers wreaked havoc on her life. He has a 197-count indictment - including 21 felony charges.

New York Post today:
...When the rejected Romeo realized he was under investigation, he used his victim's e-mail account to send himself threatening e-mails - making them appear to be from her - and then filed a "false" criminal complaint against her, officials said...

And Newsday:
..."This is cyber terrorism," said Suffolk Police Commissioner Richard Dormer, adding that the woman told investigators she feared for her life. "The men and women of the department are being shamed today. Their badge has been tarnished."...

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