These postings included her home address and telephone number.
A Glendale businessman stalked his ex-girlfriend using the GPS tracking device on a cell phone.
Amy Lynn Boyer was found by her stalker using online technology.
Liam Youens was able to get Boyer’s place of employment and SSN by paying an online investigations agency a mere 4.00.
Therefore it is important to protect yourself and stay safe while you’re looking for a date online.
Cyberstalking is a legally recognized crime in almost every country now and several countries have special laws for cyberstalking cases.
In 2003 a US woman sought protection after claiming that someone had provided her personal information (including her description and location) to men via an online dating service.
Dating apps kind of suck — just ask anyone who’s ever used one — but in an age increasingly dominated by screens, both large and small, there’s no better way to boost your chances in your quest for fun or love.
He purchased a Nextel phone device that has a motion switch on it that turns itself on when it moves.
As long as the device was on, it transmitted a signal every minute to the GPS satellite, which in turn sent the location information to a computer.
Cases of stalking are rare in the world of online dating but nevertheless, before you arrange a meeting with an online date, make sure you know them well enough and read our tips for staying safe when meeting someone for the first time. When an individual or a group uses the internet and other electronic means to harass another individual, a group or an organization, it is known as cyberstalking.
Typical cyberstalking behavior may include monitoring, false accusations, cyber bullying, gathering information for harassment, threats, damaging data, equipment and other sensitive information, ordering goods and services on behalf of victim and even claiming that the victim is harassing them.
They easily obtained her relevant information from a credit agency report and gave it to Youens.