Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne's Facebook Pretexting Scheme Lasted Six Months

I’ve been perusing the wreckage left behind from “Larry Bergman,” the phony Facebook account used by Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne in his pretexting and identity theft scheme to stalk critics.

What I’ve found was that this pretexting scheme was the full time occupation of his creepy cyberstalker, the nauseating Judd Bagley, for the past six months. Bagley went to elaborate lengths to establish an alternate identity, using the stolen, copyrighted picture of a well-known Italian art critic to establish his identity.

Among the tidbits I’ve found:

1. “Bergman” was fabricated six months ago to stalk whistleblower Sam Antar and his family…

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