Fired St. Louis Journalist Denies Cyberstalking Campaign

Law360, New York (April 10, 2017, 7:43 PM EDT) -- A disgraced Missouri journalist pled not guilty in New York federal court Monday to a charge of cyberstalking, after prosecutors said he threatened a former girlfriend with a campaign of revenge porn for breaking up with him and made threats in her name.

Appearing in jail-issue clothing before U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel, Juan Thompson denied a single-count indictment. A May 18 follow-up hearing was set for the 31-year-old.

Prosecutor Jacob Edwin Warren told Judge Castel that some 25 devices were seized from Thompson's residence when he was arrested. The devices, laptops, tablets and mobile phones, are undergoing “imaging,” the...

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