MIAMI — A Florida Keys woman is accused of posting a fake profile on a dating site that sent strangers to a romantic rival’s home looking for sex, authorities said.
Vanessa Marie Huckaba, 29, of Rockland Key, was arrested Saturday and charged with cyberstalking and harassing, both misdemeanors, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. She was released the same day after posting a $5,000 bond, the Herald reported.
According to the sheriff’s office, Huckaba sent “threatening texts to a woman as well as posting her address on a dating website,” WSVN reported.
The victim, a 36-year-old woman from Key West, claimed to receive texts from Huckaba beginning Oct. 21-- after she began dating Huckaba’s former boyfriend, the television station reported.
According to Deputy Kat Donavon, the victim was granted a restraining order against Huckaba on Oct. 28, WPLG reported. The victim told police she has never met Huckaba, according to the sheriff’s office.
“You think texts are bad, next is your house and your job,” Huckaba said, according to the police report.
At one point, the victim said she received a message on her phone from Huckaba’s 5-year-old daughter, the Herald reported. The victim blocked the phone number, but Huckaba called her from other numbers, the newspaper reported.
According to the sheriff’s office, Huckaba then posted a profile under the name “Islandbabe1234″ on the website Seeking Arrangement. The website advertises that it helps pair women with “sugar daddies,” and deputies said Huckaba posted the victim’s photo, cellphone number and address, inviting men to come to the victim’s home for sex, the Herald reported.
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