A man was arrested in Southern California for allegedly stalking his ex-girlfriend by sending her 4,000 text messages and also allegedly hacked her social media accounts, after she ended the relationship, according to abcNews.com. According to a news release from the Thousand Oaks Police Department, 33-year-old Raul Plancarte-Hernandez started dating in 2016. After the relationship ended, she started receiving constant phone calls and texts from him.
Enraged over the calls, she later blocked him, but the accused used other phone apps to contact her from different numbers, police said. Plancarte-Hernandez allegedly called her about 300 times and texted her 4,000 times in the last year after their police, added police. He also allegedly hacked her social media accounts, including her Pay-Pal account, iCloud account, and phone account.
In order to get ridoff him, the victim tried to stop him by changing her mobile number, email address, Apple ID and all electronic means which identified her. Reports suggested that she also moved from Moorpark, California to Thousand Oaks to avoid him, but the accused found her.
According to the victim, Plancarte-Hernandez send threatening messages to her. The incident came to light on June 7 when cops found him sitting in a parked car with sunshades in the windows just in front of the victim’s home, police said.
In another similar case, in May this year, a 31-year-old Phoenix woman sent reportedly send 65,000 text messages to a man she met on a dating website. The woman was accused of even threatening to kill the man. She was detained after the man spotted her on security cameras inside his house.