True Crime Online: Shocking Stories of Scamming, Stalking, Murder, and Mayhem [NOOK Book]

Overview

This new book by a top cybercrime expert and victim’s advocate explores horrific real-life crimes with roots in cyberspace. Author J. A. Hitchcock (Net Crimes & Misdemeanors) is celebrated for her work to pass tough cybercrime legislation, train law enforcement, and help victims fight back. In True Crime Online, she journeys into the darkest recesses of the internet to document the most depraved criminals imaginable, from bullies and stalkers to scam artists, sexual predators, and serial killers. This ...

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True Crime Online: Shocking Stories of Scamming, Stalking, Murder, and Mayhem

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Overview

This new book by a top cybercrime expert and victim’s advocate explores horrific real-life crimes with roots in cyberspace. Author J. A. Hitchcock (Net Crimes & Misdemeanors) is celebrated for her work to pass tough cybercrime legislation, train law enforcement, and help victims fight back. In True Crime Online, she journeys into the darkest recesses of the internet to document the most depraved criminals imaginable, from bullies and stalkers to scam artists, sexual predators, and serial killers. This collection of real-life horror stories is a must-read for true crime aficionados and fans of such television fare as 48 Hours Mystery, Forensic Files, and the Investigation Discovery channel. Guaranteed to shock and entertain, you’ll never think about your online “friends” the same way again!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937290313
  • Publisher: Information Today, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/14/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 192,833
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

J. A. Hitchcock is an internationally recognized cybercrime expert and the author of Net Crimes & Misdemeanors: Outmaneuvering Web Spammers, Stalkers, and Con Artists. She has appeared as a contributor to episodes of 48 Hours, America’s Most Wanted, Good Morning America, and Primetime. She lives in York, Maine.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

About the Website ix

Foreword Denise Brown xi

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 What Amy Boyer Didn't Know Killed Her 1

Chapter 2 Deadly Love Triangle 9

Chapter 3 Don't Preach to Me 17

Chapter 4 When Online Dating Victims Fight Back 27

Chapter 5 Just Trying to Help a Friend 37

Chapter 6 Stalking Ghosts 45

Chapter 7 How to Catch 700 Online Sexual Predators 57

Chapter 8 Guess Who's for Dinner? 63

Chapter 9 The First Internet Serial Killer 71

Chapter 10 Swedish Phishing 81

Chapter 11 Virtually Bullied to Death 91

Chapter 12 YouTube as Witness 103

Chapter 13 They'll Be Watching You ... Online 113

Chapter 14 The Killer Inside 123

Chapter 15 When Revenge and Hatred Are Fueled Online 131

Chapter 16 Craigslist Killers 139

About the Author 153

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2013

    Scary stories of real people like me made me shudder. I am going

    Scary stories of real people like me made me shudder. I am going to be so much more careful online after reading this book!

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