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Cyber Stalker: A Cautionary Tale

A 29-year-old Michigan man was sentenced to five years in federal prison—the maximum allowed by law—for interstate stalking in a bizarre case of online romance gone bad.

Dec 23, 2013 07:00 PM

Cyber Stalker: A Cautionary Tale

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A 29-year-old Michigan man was sentenced to five years in federal prison—the maximum allowed by law—for interstate stalking in a bizarre case of online romance gone bad.

Brian Curtis Hile traveled to San Diego from Michigan in 2011 intending to kill a woman and her boyfriend after the pair had unwittingly gotten caught up in Hile’s virtual love affair—which was actually a “catfishing” scheme.

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