I know someone that deactivated her Facebook account, her soon to be X husband hacked into her account, without her knowledge and started messaging her friends in an attempt to get info to use against her. Is this illegal? The police blew her off.
It can be and likely is unauthorized access to a network computer system. As to the police, it is likely that they just took a report of the incident and likely will not investigate. Police have limited resources and not all crimes or harassing behaviors get investigated. Your friend should speak with their divorce attorney to send a letter to the husband to cease the activities. Your friend should conduct an examination of her internet accounts and change all the passwords on the accounts that she owns. She should do this for everything just to be on the safe side. If the husband continues activities like this your friends attorney should address the matter.
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