A Florida man accused of using Facebook to harass Louisiana State University (LSU) sorority pledges and pressure them into sending him nude pictures also is a suspect in other states, authorities said this month.
Campus police officers at LSU and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) agents on Dec. 16 arrested 27-year-old Mitchell Hill at a home in Key West, Fla., where he works as a chef at a Cuban restaurant.
He’s facing only Louisiana charges so far, but FDLE spokesman Keith Kameg said Hill is suspected in Facebook stalking investigations by police at the University of Florida, Florida State University, and possibly other Florida schools.
Similar cases also have been reported at Auburn University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Tennessee, but investigators said there probably are others in a case that serves as a stark reminder of the need to safeguard online privacy.
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