Four former eBay workers have agreed to plead responsible to their roles in a marketing campaign of intimidation that included sending reside spiders and cockroaches to the house of a Massachusetts couple who ran an internet publication essential of the public sale website, US federal prosecutors stated on Wednesday.
“Four former employees of #eBay are scheduled to plead guilty on October 8 at 2pm via zoom in federal court in #Boston,” in line with a tweet from the official account of the US lawyer’s workplace in Massachusetts. “The defendants are charged w/ participating in a cyberstalking campaign that targeted a Massachusetts couple.”
The 4 anticipated to plead responsible are Brian Gilbert, 51; Stephanie Popp, 32; Stephanie Stockwell, 26; and Veronica Zea, 26, in line with The Boston Globe. All reside in San Jose, California, aside from Stockwell, who lives in Redwood City, California.
They are amongst seven former eBay workers charged within the case, through which the Massachusetts couple had different disturbing gadgets despatched to their house, together with a funeral wreath and a bloody pig Halloween masks.