Skip to. Shawn D. Memarian, 29, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty before U. Magistrate Judge Robert E. Larsen this afternoon to using the Internet — including e-mails and Web site postings — to cause substantial emotional distress to his victim and place her in fear of death or serious bodily injury.
Memarian, who worked a civilian software application developer for a defense contractor at the United States military installation at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The victim, a Gltone, Mo. Memarian admitted that, after she broke off their relationship, he used a variety of aliases and e-mail s to conduct his harassment and intimidation of the victim. Between late July and SeptemberMemarian, who was posing as the victim, created two online personal purporting to seek male suitors for the victim.
Memarian posted these false personal on Myspace.
In fact, between Aug. Many of the visits were at night when the victim was home alone. Memarian posted additional personal on Craigslist. Memarian also created a Web site on Geocities.
Memarian sent more than 75 threatening e-mails between August and May 9, Memarian sent many of these threatening e-mails from his work e-mail. The cyberstalking began in Julywhen Memarian sent threatening e-mail messages to the victim.
Memarian subsequently created an alias by the name of Sal Civella to threaten the victim with the fear of physical and financial harm that would be dealt by an organized crime family. A sentencing hearing will be scheduled after the completion of a presentence investigation by the United States Probation Office. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.
Attorney John E. It was investigated by the Gltone, Mo. This news release, as well as additional information about the office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, is available on-line at www.
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