Feds Arrest Online Seller Who Tried To Drive Up Google Ranking By Scaring People

Feds Arrest Online Seller Who Tried To Drive Up Google Ranking By Scaring People

Pushing the “there’s no such thing as bad publicity” mentality to the extreme, an online retailer allegedly stalked and threatened customers in order to boost his search engine visibility. The seller reportedly went to such extremes that federal authorities stepped in and arrested him on charges of mail fraud, wire fraud, making interstate threats and cyberstalking. [More]