It ended up being back in 2010, and poker professional and TV commentator Joe Sebok was winding away from his poker job anyway, because of variety of bad professional decisions, or simply just due to not winning money that is enough dependent on whom you ask. It wasn’t over yet, but the writing had been on the wall. In the midst of that chaos, Tyler Schrier, 23, hacked into Sebok’s email account, where he found some Anthony Weiner-esque photos and intimate emails, and contacted Sebok, threatening to publish the photos if Sebok (and apparently some others whom were equally scantily clad and effusive in their penned thoughts) didn’t pay up hundreds of 1000s of dollars in blackmail re payments to Schrier.
Fast Forward to Now
Now Schrier and his cohort, Keith James Hudson, 39, have been sentenced because of their crimes, including conspiracy, extortion, unauthorized access to a protected computer, hacking, and stealing information that is personal.
Schrier received a sentence that is 42-month pleading bad; component of his plea deal included admitting that he additionally extorted $26,000 from other pro poker players in another similar scenario (the other players remain unnamed for now). Oh, and while free on bond after he had been charged in cases like this, true to form, Schrier illegally accessed several more email accounts, and information that is using those accounts, went on to steal near to $4,000 from th Continue reading