From March 2016 to May 2017, Jennifer Smith was persecuted by Ryan Lin, who previously was her roommate. Then he looked at the password on the girl’s MacBook. Lin posted naked pictures of Jennifer, who had stolen his stolen Apple iCloud account. He also got her private diary and used the information contained in it to intimidate and lust.
Lin was very good at using Tor and VPN and data encryption services.The suspect of Rensselaer Polytechnic, where he has acquired extensive IT knowledge. As evidenced by the FBI agent’s testimony, Lin was aware that VPN providers collect data about their customers. He even criticized companies offering such services.
It turned out that the offender was completely right in his suspicions. It was located by the FBI thanks to records in the PureVPN base. The investigator admitted that PureVPN was associating the home IP that Ryan Lin used with the one he used at home. Stalker did not even help clear data from the computer. Investigators managed to retrieve some of the data that proves his guilt.