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Hello, I live in Dallas Texas. I live with my roommate and I let him set up a wireless connection. He started dating a girl and she was allowed to get on his computer & his phone. She was given
all the codes to access the wireless connection.  She knows everything. They broke up several months later and now this ex gf is causing all kinds of problems for my roommate.  She hacks into his computer all the time, changes the wallpaper.  Records him with the built-in camera.  Puts strange videos on his laptop. Puts programs on it, changes icons.  She has access to his cellphone and changes his texts, she has even sent a private naked video to his neice (the niece saw it but deleted it) She also stole his debit card and 2 credit cards and racked up 4,100 dollars worth of charges, wiping out his checking account in the process. The money was refunded but this girl won't quit.  She has also hacked into my roommates contacts on their cellphones. Roommate went to police and they said to change the hardware.  He did a complete re-install but she is still hacking.  He got a new phone, she hacked into it.   I know it's her.  How do I get proof? Who do I need to contact to press charges? What do I do ?
Im at my wits end

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Hi Greg,

You don't need proof, thats what detectives are for. You have to get your roommate to report this hacking and cell phone hacking to the local police department. You need to do this as soon as possible as time is the enemy, it allows the hacker to possibly try and cover up what they did.

You do not have to prove anything. From what you told me she is a very good suspect and the police will track the hacker and should be able to tell if its her or not.

Get your roommate to call the police as soon as he can. Report the hacking or it will continue and the person doing it will think they can get away with it.

Be safe,

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I can answer questions concerning Computer Crime Investigations and Internet investigations including Computer Crime Laws both at the State level and Federal level. I can answer questions on almost any crime in which a computer is used. In addition I can answer questions concerning copywrite infringement (peer to peer, and copying). I served as a police Commander and conducted and still conduct Computer Crime Investigations at the Local, State and Federal level. I have investigated all most any kind of crime with which or which involved a computer and the internet, from murders, kidnappings, extortion, drug dealing and more. I can answer questions concerning Computer Forensics (the art of recovering information from a suspects computer), Computer Crime Investigations and Internet Investigations. I am a Federally Court Recognized Expert in Computer Crime and Computer Forensics. I have worked in both Facebook and MySPace, also in Peer to Peer investigations. In addition I can answer questions concerning child predators and how to make your children safer on-line. I teach Computer Forensics, Internet Investigations, Peer to Peer Investigations and other computer crime related subjects for several colleges and the Institute of Police Technology and Management. My hobby webpage - Military Videos - http://www.youtube.com/user/3rdID8487

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I conduct computer crime investigations in conjunction with the F.B.I., Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Gainesville Police Department, and University of Florida Police Department, Levi County Sheriff’s Office, Starke Police Department and other agencies in the North Florida Court District. I provide the forensic data recovery services for those agencies as well as internet tracing and information gathering. I am a Federal Court Certified Expert in Computer Crime Investigations and Forensics. I teach Computer Forensics for the University of North Florida, Institute of Police Technology and Management. I also teach Computer Crime courses for Tallahassee Community College, Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Training Center. Associate Instructor; teach Computer Crime courses thorough out the world for IPTM. Presently Teach Cyber Crime Investigations, Computer Crime Investigations and Computer Forensic Data Recovery Course.

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2 Degrees in Criminal Justice, now teach college level Data Forensics classes

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Awarded the FBI Directors Award for assisting the FBI in a National Computer Crime Investigation. Awarded Dec 2002

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