Ex-Cop Charged In EBay Cyberstalking Case To Plead Guilty

Law360 (September 24, 2020, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A retired California police captain working security operations for eBay is the latest ex-employee of the e-commerce giant to indicate he will plead guilty for participating in a scheme to terrorize a Massachusetts couple over their blog's critical coverage of the company, according to a Thursday court notice.

U.S. District Judge Allison D. Burroughs on Thursday scheduled Philip Cooke's plea hearing for Oct. 27, where the retired Santa Clara cop will plead guilty after being charged in July with cyberstalking and witness tampering conspiracies.

The court's notice came a day after a different federal judge scheduled a hearing four of Cooke's...

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