It was straight back this season, and poker pro and TV commentator Joe Sebok was winding away from his poker profession anyway, as a result of group of bad expert decisions, or simply just due never to winning sufficient money, based on whom you ask. It wasn’t over yet, but the writing ended up being on the wall. In the midst of that turmoil, 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 create the pictures if Sebok (and apparently others who were equally scantily clad and effusive in their penned ideas) don’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 due to their crimes, which include conspiracy, extortion, unauthorized access up to a protected computer, hacking, and stealing information that is personal.
Schrier received a 42-month sentence after pleading bad; part of his plea deal included admitting that he additionally extorted $26,000 off their pro poker players in another similar scenario (the other players remain unnamed for the time being). Oh, and while free on bond after he was charged in this instance, real to create, Schrier illegally accessed several more e-mail accounts, and information that is using those accounts, went on to steal close to $4,000 through the acc Continue reading