This is a case of taking revenge way too far.
A 61-year-old Virginia man is accused of posing as his ex-girlfriend and posting fake sex ads on Craigslist inviting men to the ex-girlfriend’s home, according to a report in Gawker.com.
Kenneth Edward Kuban has pleaded guilty to stalking and identification fraud. He also pleaded guilty to violating a protective order. He faces up to 15 years in prison.
Kuban admitted in court that he posted more than 160 fake ads on Craigslist directing men to his ex-girlfriend’s home with the promise of sex. He had already been arrested in March in connection with stalking the 64-year-old Fauquier County, Va., woman who had dated him for about six months, according to Gawker. After the breakup the woman took out a protective order against Kuban, but he continued to call her five or six times a day, she told the court.
According to Gawker, when she changed her number to an unlisted one, Kuban called her service provider and told them she had died. Because of that, her phone, internet and television services were cut off. Kuban also called the woman while she was in a meeting to tell her erroneously that her property was on fire. After that the harrassment got worse. That’s when he started posting sex ads while posing as the woman on Craigslist.
Kuban posed as ‘a senior lady’ who was looking for a ‘hung’ man, according to Gawker.
According to Gawker, men turned up at all hours of the day to the woman’s house. It got so bad that local law enforcement had to chase the men away. And the victim said she posted signs telling the men that the Craigslist post was a fraud, but that did not deter the unwanted visitors. They would pull up to the gate, find it was locked, climb over the gate and walk up the driveway,’ a Fauquier County sheriff’s spokesman told the Culpeper Times.
The kicker is Kuban allegedly used his work computer at the Library of Congress to harass the woman, including posting the numerous Craigslist sex ads.
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