The woman said she felt “frightened and terrorized” by his comments and went to the police. She provided Ann Arbor detectives with three of her photographs, including one that showed her sitting naked in a bubble bath, the affidavit said. She “pledged her full cooperation and said that if the person was identified, she would like for him to be prosecuted.”
An electronic paper trail led authorities to Savader in Great Neck, N.Y. — the same hometown for the college student he allegedly was stalking in Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor detectives partnered with FBI agents and discovered that several college women were being stalked, including a college student who was told nude pictures of her would be sent to the Republican National Committee, her parents and her sorority if she did not send more nude pictures of herself.
Savader is in federal custody in New York awaiting extradition to Michigan. He is charged with Internet extortion and cyberstalking in a criminal complaint, although trial cannot be held unless an indictment is handed up.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, when the investigation is completed, a determination will be made on whether to seek an indictment. If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison.
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