A Chinese language man residing in California has been charged with cyberstalking in Minnesota after he used a feminine scholar’s likeness to create fake profiles below her identify on courting, pornography and social media web sites, the Minnesota U.S. Legal professional’s Workplace stated in a launch on Wednesday.
Posing because the sufferer, authorities stated Ki Cheung Yau, 27, would talk with others on-line, allegedly inviting them for sexual encounters, together with violent ones. On two events final January a person unknown to the sufferer confirmed up at her house apparently to satisfy her for intercourse, the discharge stated.
Ki’s alleged harassment began in January of 2020.
The alleged sufferer was later pressured to maneuver and alter her cell quantity due to the continued harassment. She found the profiles in her identify with different non-public info final February, the assertion stated.
Ki made his preliminary courtroom look in California on Tuesday and shall be eliminated to Minnesota to look earlier than a choose there.
The investigation was spearheaded by the FBI and the St. Paul Police Division.