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    Redhot Jumper Optical online seller served a three-and-a-half-year stint in prison ..............

    Eyeglass Vendor, Imprisoned for Terrorizing Consumers, Is Accused of Fraud,

    By DAVID SEGAL MAY 12, 2011

    CreditCreditRobert Stolarik for The New York Times

    Vitaly Borker served a three-and-a-half-year stint in prison for threatening to stalk, maim and murder customers of his online eyeglass store, DecorMyEyes. But the court-ordered timeout, it seems, did little to convince him to take a new approach to sales.

    Federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York announced on Thursday that Mr. Borker had been arrested and charged with wire and mail fraud while running OpticsFast.com, an eyewear site that authorities said hassled consumers mercilessly.

    “Borker’s shameless brand of alleged abuse cannot be tolerated,” Joon H. Kim, the acting United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, said in a news release, “and we are committed to protecting consumers from becoming victims of such criminal behavior.

    Mr. Borker’s lawyer, Dominic F. Amorosa, said in an email that his client would “plead not guilty and defend himself against the charges.” Both charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.

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    https://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/13/b...?module=inline


    and the story continues:

    By David Segal


    • May 25, 2017


    Vitaly Borker served a three-and-a-half-year stint in prison for threatening to stalk, maim and murder customers of his online eyeglass store, DecorMyEyes. But the court-ordered timeout, it seems, did little to convince him to take a new approach to sales.

    Federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York announced on Thursday that Mr. Borker had been arrested and charged with wire and mail fraud while running OpticsFast.com, an eyewear site that authorities said hassled consumers mercilessly.

    “Borker’s shameless brand of alleged abuse cannot be tolerated,” Joon H. Kim, the acting United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, said in a news release, “and we are committed to protecting consumers from becoming victims of such criminal behavior.

    Mr. Borker’s lawyer, Dominic F. Amorosa, said in an email that his client would “plead not guilty and defend himself against the charges.” Both charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.

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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/25/b...-of-fraud.html
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    Apparently he's still in business. Just goes to show you that you cant keep a good scam down.

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