Someone posed as a member of Anonymous to bully Leagle.com into not posting his conviction online

Jay Leiderman
By: Jay Leiderman
August 10 2017

Someone posed as a member of Anonymous to bully Leagle.com into not posting his conviction online

A Seattle man was arrested Friday after authorities say he threatened Dallas-based Leagle.com to remove a court decision he was involved in.

Leagle.com is a website that aggregates state and federal court documents, including this Seattle man’s 2011 conviction for fraud and obstruction in Canada. He ran a scam to make credit cards in his name and then used them to shop at luxury car dealerships, according to previous articles.

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