It had been straight back this season, and poker pro and TV commentator Joe Sebok had been winding away from his poker job anyway, due to a variety of bad professional choices, or simply due not to winning money that is enough according to whom you ask. It wasn’t over yet, but the writing was on the wall. Within the midst of that turmoil, Tyler Schrier, 23, hacked into Sebok’s email account, where he found some Anthony Weiner-esque pics and emails that are intimate and contacted Sebok, threatening to create the photos if Sebok (and apparently some others who had been equally scantily clad and effusive in their penned ideas) didn’t pay up hundreds of thousands 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, such as conspiracy, extortion, unauthorized access to a protected computer, hacking, and stealing personal information.
Schrier received a 42-month phrase after pleading guilty; part of his plea deal included admitting that he also extorted $26,000 off their professional poker players an additional similar scenario (the other players remain unnamed for the time being). Oh, and while free on bond after he ended up being charged in cases like this, real to form, Schrier illegally accessed several more email accounts, and using information from those accounts, went on to steal near to $4,000 from