*Anyone can use the internet to make false accusations.
    *Some people will believe anything they read online or in print.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

My attacker put my photos on Photobucket

Photobucket is a very useful and easy-to-use free online service for storing, displaying and distributing photographs.

My attacker, using the name "Federaltorch," is using the site to display photos of me, my dog and my house. Two of the photos are displayed in violation of my copyrights, one violates the copyright of the Hartford Courant, and one violates a Google copyright.

My attacker has violated the Photobucket Terms of Use Agreement:
  • 6.2 You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through the Photobucket Services or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, (ii) the posting and use of your Content on or through the Photobucket Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person, and (iii) the posting of your Content on the Site does not result in a breach of contract between you and a third party. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of Content you post on or through the Photobucket Services.

An idiot commented about me

The New York Times website recently published "Ask the Experts: Managing Your Online Reputation" where Michael Fertik, founder of ReputationDefender, and Paul Ohm, a law professor at the University of Colorado, took reader questions about Internet privacy.

I explained my online ordeal, and at the end I mentioned that I was writing a book about it. It's quite common for authors to mention relevant books in online postings. There were 312 words in my posting, and just 17 dealt with the book.

Unfortunately, I received no useful advice from either Fertik or Ohm--but ignorant and belligerent "W. Smith" thinks that I wrote the book and then was harassed online.

HEY IDIOT: the book is being written about my attack. I had no reason to write it before I was attacked.

"Smith," in an effort to emphasize his intellect, says he "wasn't born yesterday."  He acts like he was born with anencephaly.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

After over a month, Facebook did the right thing

On June 25, Facebook published a phony and dangerous petition aimed at having me put on the Connecticut registry of sex offenders. The petition was signed by a non-existent Mike Josephs and signed by seven non-existent supporters, and two real human beings who were scammed into supporting the cause.

"People" signing the petition called for my caging, castration and killing; and my Facebook friends were notified of the petition.

I complained to Facebook immediately--and frequently--pointing out that false identities were used in violation of Facebook policy, as well as copyright violation, libel, lies and calls for violence.

Today I received the following email:

Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We have removed or disabled access to the third-party or user-generated content you have reported to us for violating our Statement of Rights & Responsibilities.

I am certainly pleased and relieved that the Facebook attack has been removed. I'd be even more pleased if Facebook apologized for its unconscionable delay and told me how the company will stop similar attacks from happening again.

For the moment, lead petitioner "Mike Josephs" and his phantom flunkies Kendra, Johnathan, Melinda, Alice, Victoria, Billy and Harry are gone from Facebook.

I hope the real people on Facebook who were suckered into becoming their "friends" and aiding my harassment won't miss them, and they'll find some real live human beings to replace them

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Don't get mad, get even write a book

Starting on 6/25/10, my small book publishing company, Silver Sands Books, and I became the targets of an elaborate online smear campaign.

I was unjustly portrayed as being a pornographer, dog rapist, child rapist, pedophile, wife burner, member of an international child porn ring, drunk driver, being listed on the California registry of sex offenders, using the Internet to "groom" children for sex, being investigated by the FBI, a threat to my neighbors...and more. The attacker's apparent supporters publicly called for my caging, castration and killing.

The attacker published two online petitions directed to Connecticut Governor Rell to try to get me put on the Connecticut list of sex offenders. Silver Sands Books was accused of publishing books for pedophiles. The attacker tried to get printer Lightning Source to stop printing and distributing my books, accused the printer of breaking the law, and threatened to sue them. My attacker falsely claimed that Amazon.com had stopped selling my books because I am a pedophile, My friends on Facebook and neighbors received messages accusing me of horrible crimes above.

The attack pointedly demonstrated how our cherished first amendment can be easily misused.
  • Anyone can say anything about anyone.
  • Some of the biggest and most successful online companies (e.g., Google) shield vicious, dangerous, libelous, lying criminals who use their services--and make it extremely difficult for victims to have the attacks terminated.
  • People will believe anything they read online or on paper.
  • Anyone can be an attacker--or a victim.
I responded by reporting the crime to the FBI and police, contacting my friends. contacting the website operators who published the lying harassment, blogging and--of course--starting to write a book about the ordeal.

Since I was attacked for my writing, it's only natural that I write about the attacks.

I hope the last chapter will be about my attacker going to jail.

The book's working title: "Internet Hell: how false accusations almost destroyed me, and could destroy you"

There is no way to know how long it will take for the case against the attacker to be completed. The book will probably be published in late 2010 or early 2011.

Tentative Contents:

Part 1: Prelude to the attacks (attacker's background)
Part 2: The attacks
Part 3: The crimes
Part 4: The investigation
Part 5: The arrest
Part 6: The trial
Part 7: The aftermath
Part 8: Recommendations
Part 9: Thanks
Part 10: An appropriate joke

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

A few comments to the person who wants my books banned

If the freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. --George Washington

The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen. --Tommy Smothers

The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book. --Walt Whitman

The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error. --John Stuart Mill

Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. --Alfred Whitney Griswold

What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books. --Sigmund Freud

Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings. --Heinrich Heine

Censorship feeds the dirty mind more than the four-letter word itself. --Dick Cavett

The test of democracy is freedom of criticism. --David Ben-Gurion

Every human being has a right to hear what other wise human beings have spoken to him. It is one of the Rights of Men; a very cruel injustice if you deny it to a man! --Thomas Carlyle

Books won't stay banned. Ideas won't go to jail. --Alfred Whitney Griswold

You can cage the singer but not the song. --Harry Belafonte
The free press is the mother of all our liberties and of our progress under liberty. --Adlai E. Stevenson

Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost. --Thomas Jefferson

The press is not only free, it is powerful. That power is ours. It is the proudest that man can enjoy. --Benjamin Disraeli

Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory. --Aleksander Solzhenitsyn

Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself. --Salman Rushdie

The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum. --Adlai E. Stevenson

Monday, July 5, 2010

No work today. I need a laugh. It's time for a joke.

I have been impressed by my attacker's intelligence as well as his craziness. This combination reminds me of a joke.

A driver hears a thumping sound from the right rear of his car, pulls over to the side of the road, walks around the car and discovers that he has a flat tire. He opens the trunk, removes his spare tire and jack, and starts setting up the jack to raise the car. At this point he notices that he is parked alongside a tall fence topped with barbed wire. There is a sign on the fence that says, "DANGER! Do Not Enter. County Home for the Criminally Insane." He looks through the fence and sees some obviously agitated people in orange jumpsuits approaching him. He assumes they will not be able to go over the fence but is nervous, anyway. He jacks up the car, removes the lug nuts and the tire, puts the good tire onto the car, and sees the four lug nuts rolling down a slight hill and then vanish into a sewer. Now he starts to panic.It's getting dark out. He is in the middle of nowhere. This is before cellphones were available. A crowd of crazies has assembled a few feet away from him, jumping, flailing and chanting incoherently. The driver feels doomed. Suddenly one of the inmates stops chanting and jumping and signals the driver to follow him along the fence beyond the other inmates to a spot where they can speak in quiet. The driver follows him and the inmate then says, "Hey mister, I have a suggestion. Each of the other three tires has four lug nuts. If you remove one lug nut from each tire and put it where you had the flat, each tire will be held on with three lug nuts and you'll be able to drive into town and go to the auto parts store to replace what you lost." The driver is very impressed, starts working on the other tires and when he finally secures the spare tire and puts the flat and the jack into the trunk, he walks over to his helper and touches his fingers through the fence to express his gratitude. He thanks him profusely, and also expressed his amazement. He says, "I just don't understand how an inmate of an insane asylum could come up with such a good idea." The man in orange said, "I'm glad to help. Remember -- just because I'm crazy, doesn't mean I'm stupid."

And that applies to my attacker. I hope he, too, is soon behind barbed wire and in an orange jumpsuit.

(Photo from http://www.onlinecourses.org/. I thank them.)

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Why does my attacker care about my beard?

(left-click to enlarge image)

My attacker seems strangely obsessed with my appearance -- particularly my beard. Under his various fake names he has said that I am a "revolting beast" and a "sick hairy freak" with a "hairy beard" and I "look like a pervert."

Actually, I don' t look at all like Jeffrey Dahmer or the Marquis de Sade.

I haven't been a hairy freak in about 40 years, and I'm probably much less sick than my attacker is.

Perhaps he skipped biology class on the day his teacher revealed this, but BEARDS ARE MADE OF HAIR, so they are supposed to be hairy.

Some beards, of course, are hairier than others. My present beard, while hairier than the beards worn by Jobs, Lincoln and Lenin, is definitely mid-range -- about the same as Sigmund Freud's beard.

In addition to his obviously diminished mental capacity, perhaps my attacker also has low testosterone. Maybe he can't engage in sex and can't grow a beard -- so he's obsessed with my sex life and my beard. Maybe my attacker secretly wishes that he could rape dogs, little boys and teenage girls as he falsely accused me of doing. I guess we'll find out at the trial.

Clockwise from top left: Steve Jobs, Metropolitan Kirill -- Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, Dusty Hill of ZZ Top, Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Schneerson, Osama bin Laden, Me-recently, Me in the early 1970s, Me at Halloween in 2008, Abe Lincoln. As far as I know, there are no perverts in the group.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Now my attacker wants to stop my books from being printed and has accused my printer Lightning Source of distributing pedophile books

My attacker sent the following emails to Lightning Source, the company that prints and distributes most of my books:

Sent using BlackBerry
From: Johnathan Hawking BULLSHIT

To: Inquiry
Sent: Sun Jun 27 07:14:36 2010

Subject: Pedophile at Lightning Source

Dear Lightning Source,

Lightning Source is aiding and abetting a known convicted Pedophile BULLSHIT Michael N Marcus, and allowing him and his company Silver Sands Books to use LSI as a weapon and recruiting organization BULLSHIT for an international pedophilia ring. BULLSHIT

1. Why are you allowing a convicted Pedophile BULLSHIT (Michael N Marcus) to distribute books to Amazon and Barnes & Noble using Lightning Source, Inc?

2. Michael N Marcus (AKA Silver Sands Books) is a Milford, CT resident and registered child sex offender BULLSHIT who has distributed books using your company LSI to booksellers under Silver Sands Books.

3. Legal Background on Marcus: http://michael-marcus-pedophile.blogspot.com/  BULLSHIT

4. We BULLSHIT are campaigning BULLSHIT for a change in Megan's Law, so pedophiles BULLSHIT like Michael N Marcus can't move State to hide their crimes and/or publish books with Lightning Source, Inc to groom children on the internet. BULLSHIT

5. Read Facebook Petition To Connecticut Governor To Review Pedophile Michael N Marcus: BULLSHIT http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=118772574833939 &v=wall ALMOST EVERY "PERSON" WHO SIGNED IS A FAKE

6. Earlier this year, he published a book defaming Outskirts Press using Lightning Source: ACTUALLY IT WAS NOT PUBLISHED BY LIGHTNING SOURCE, AND WAS COMPLETELY TRUE. OUTSKIRTS HAS NEVER CHALLENGED THE BOOK.

Yours sincerely,

Johnathan Hawking BULLSHIT
Secretary, Petition to Connecticut Governor BULLSHIT


From: Harold Bishop BULLSHIT [harold.bishop80@yahoo.com]

Sent: Friday, June 25, 2010 5:21 PM

Subject: Pedophile BULLSHIT using Lightning Source, Inc.

Dear Kelly Guy and Natalie Mozingo,

Re: Silver Sands Books - Registered Sex Offender BULLSHIT Michael N Marcus (http://michael-marcus-pedophile.blogspot.com)

We are writing to LSI on behalf of a group of concerned parents, BULLSHIT regarding the above named 'Silver Sands Books' which is a Lightning Source Publisher, and is currently distributing pedophilia-related material BULLSHIT to Amazon and well known online booksellers under an LSI contract.

Silver Sands is owned by a single convicted pedophile BULLSHIT, Michael N Marcus (http://michael-marcus-pedophile.blogspot.com/), who has devastating convictions BULLSHIT for raping a young boy in California. BULLSHIT This man is a registered child molester BULLSHIT and sexual predator BULLSHIT who has served jail time BULLSHIT for extremely serious sexual offences against children. BULLSHIT He has destroyed a young boy's childhood and ruined a family's life. BULLSHIT


1. Why is Lightning Source, Inc. allowing Marcus, who is a lone-author, not a company, BULLSHIT to publish sexually horrific material BULLSHIT using LSI materials and/or digital facilities?

2. If Lightning Source claims not to work directly with authors; why have you allowed a pedophile BULLSHIT (i.e. Silver Sands Books) to distribute questionable materials BULLSHIT and slip through the net? BULLSHIT

2. For your information, Michael N. Marcus used LSI to publish a disturbing sexual book BULLSHIT involving school children BULLSHIT, with the tagline - "DIRTY PARTS ARE EASY TO FIND" in capital letters embedded on the cover file. Why is LSI distributing this book on Amazon? This is a demonstrable outrage that LSI is distributing this book. BULLSHIT

3. Please join us today by signing our petition to Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell asking that this pedophile BULLSHIT, Michael N. Marcus, be immediately put on the Sexual Offenders Register in CT, where he lives near schools and children's play areas.


Please remove Mr Marcus's evil and sick works of pedophilia BULLSHIT from circulation forthwith or face the consequences in a lawsuit BULLSHIT that our organization is planning against this pedophile's self publishing website, Silver Sands Books.

Harold Bishop BULLSHIT and Susan Fisher BULLSHIT

Protect America's Children

Is this a dirty picture that will incite lust in a pedophile?
Would I really want to have sex with little boys and teenage girls and men and lesbians and a dog?

My online attacker, who uses multiple fake names including "Mike Josephs" and "Jonah Ark," wants people to believe that I put "half-naked images of children on the homepage" of one of my websites.

At the left is the photo he refers to. As you can see, the children are wearing modest bathing suits and are standing in a swimming pool.

The dog standing with them, however, is completely naked.

According to "Mike," a book I wrote "contains a disturbing account of bestial obscenity which contexts [sic] anal sex and sodomizing a dog called Hunter with a vibrating dildo."

That's my dog, Hunter, in the picture. I love him -- but not that way.

"Mike" also write that I contemplated sex with a "horny heterosexual male and lesbians."
So, here's the official tally of my lust objects: little boys, teenage girls, a heterosexual male, lesbians, and a Golden Retriever. What's next: a parakeet, a trout, or the tailpipe of a Honda Civic? Apparently no orifice is safe from me. Grand Canyon, watch out! 
I've also been accused of "grooming" children online for future sexual encounters, downloading child porn, and trying to attract other pedophiles.

My neighbors have been warned and the cops are watching my house. If you have a sexy parakeet or Honda, guard them carefully. A hot gerbil or lobster could be in jeopardy, too.

Have a good weekend. I won't.

Be careful whom you befriend on Facebook

I get lots of requests to be a "friend" of people on Facebook and on other social networking sites. I'm a friendly guy and saw no point in rejecting anyone -- even people I had never heard of.

I've just learned that this policy is a big mistake, and can be dangerous.

Above at the right is a photo used by the fake "Mike Josephs" who sponsored a lie-based petition against me on Facebook, to have me put on a list of sex offenders.

Most of the people who signed the petition are just as fake as "Mike." There is no information on their Facebook pages, and they have no friends.

However, if people look at the page of "Mike," they will find some actual human beings listed as friends -- and these people unwittingly aid "Mike's" scams and crimes.

I wrote to all of "Mike's" alleged friends, asking if they really knew him or knew anything about him. The first reply I received was from Nikki Ganus. Nikki has over 1,000 listed friends, but she confirmed that she doesn't know or know about "Mike Josephs." She thanked me for the warning and  unfriended the phony "Mike."

Some people seem to get into friending frenzies, or contests to accumulate as big a friend list as they can -- without being aware of the consequences.

Prune your own list and advise your real friends and relatives to do it, too. Don't be associated with someone who can use your "friendship" to hurt others or commit crimes.

With friends like "Mike Josephs," you don't need enemies.

A little progress with Google

"Don't be evil" is the unofficial corporate motto of Google, but they don't seem to care if their products and services are used by others to be evil.

Google owns Blogger. Blogger hosts the blog you are now reading, and the blog that has been the main attack venue against me. That blog contains untrue, vicious, hurtful and absurd accusations (e.g.,  I was imprisoned in California for four years, I am on a government list of sex offenders, I am a danger to local children, I burned my wife and I raped two human beings and a dog). You can laugh at the last one.

This would seem to be pretty obvious defamation, a violation of Google's terms of service, as defined by Google, and a sufficient reason to have the blog shut down:

Google says:

What is Defamation?

•False and untrue communication published with the specific intent of injuring another person’s reputation
•Injured person must be identifiable

HOWEVER, as absurd and obviously defamatory as the blogger's claims are, Google lacks the confidence to make an official judgment of defamation and to protect my family from our online attacker and those he or she may incite.

The company says, "We do not remove allegedly defamatory content... The only exception to this rule is if the material has been found to be defamatory by a court, as evidenced by a court order.

I've tried to convince Google that the material is so obviously defamatory that they don't need a judge's declaration, but they are committed only to protect their corporate ass against a possible suit by their blogger, not to protect people injured by their blogger. 

I don't want to have to go to court to get a judgment. It will be costly, and could take a long time to get the judgment.

HOWEVER, Google has started to help me in one other way. While they lack the guts to accept the fact that I have been defamed and might be harmed or killed as a result, they are sensitive to claims that they helped a blogger to violate copyrights.

I have supplied evidence to them that my attacker's blog has violated multiple copyrights by posting copyrighted photographs without permisison. They deleted one page, and will likely delete some more.

Google has warned me, however, to "Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights."
  • Google is more concerned about false claims for copyright infringement (and the opinions of Chinese government web censors), than about false accusations that I had sex with a little boy and a dog!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Hurray! Some good news for a change

I want to publicly thank my supporters, especially Emily Veinglory, who helped me to convince Yahoo to delete the hateful, destrucive and dishonest material that was promoted on MyBlogLog.com.

A few days ago Change.org and SheWrites.com were similarly wise and compassionate.

Unfortunately, Facebook has not yet responded to complaints, and Blogger (Google) insists that I must get a judge to officially declare that material on Blogger is defamatory.

I have been falsely accused of (among other things) raping a four-year-old boy, raping a 15-year-old girl, raping my dog (try not to laugh) and burning my wife with cigarettes.

I said to a representative of Google, "If that isn’t defamation, what is? If those accusations were made about one of your friends or relatives -- or Larry or Sergey [Google founders] -- would you think it was defamation, or need to consult a judge? Your policy has led to people calling for my caging, castration and killing. My business is suffering, my wife can't sleep, and she expects we will be murdered this coming weekend.

How my attacker violated his agreements with Yahoo, Blogger and Facebook

He agreed to not use Yahoo! to:
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  • impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Yahoo! official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
  • intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law
  • "stalk" or otherwise harass another
Violated Blogger rules include:
  • Proper Use. You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Service, for any posts you make, and for any consequences thereof. You agree that you will use the Service in compliance with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations
  • Impersonating others: Please don't mislead or confuse readers by pretending to be someone else or pretending to represent an organization when you don't.
  • Illegal activities: Don't use Blogger to engage in illegal activities.
  • Crude Content: Don't post content just to be shocking or graphic.
Violated Facebook rules include:
  • You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
  • You will not post content that: is hateful, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.

My attacker is using the names of real organizations in his phony harassment and defamation campaign against me

He has no connection with the legitimate organizations using the "Protect Our Children" name. The primitive "child care" logo he invented is not used by any real group

My attacker is a pretty good opponent, but not my equal

I am an excellent hoaxer, with a long history of successful April Fools' Day spoofs and other creative fakery.

I do it for laughs, or sometimes to make a point.

Unlike the evil jerk who has been tormenting my family and me, my foolery has never resulted in death threats, castration wishes, loss of sleep, loss of business, depression, fear and the need to call the FBI and police.

I can appreciate a good scammer, and my opponent is a pretty good one. If my rating is 98, he's about 82 -- definitely above average. Even though he had me believing something in one of his blog posts for a few hours, he has a long way to go before breaking the 90-level.

He does a lot of research. He is obsessed with my writing, and searches for any tiny morsel he can choose to use as the basis for a hurtful lie. Of course, most of his lies come straight from his malfunctioning mind.

He's a pretty good writer, sometimes seeming like a journalist or an academic. He spells and punctuates better than many adults (but makes some really stupid errors). He uses a large vocabulary and appropriate cliches to enhance believability.

He's pretty good with computers. He set up a blog that doesn't allow any comments from readers, and where he is protected by a hosting company that denies all responsibility for harmful and dishonest content. He was able to temporarily block me from seeing his Facebook petition against me  The fake people he invented to sign the petition even have some real friends.

He is posing as a representative of the "Protect Our Children" organization, and sometimes sounds like a legitimate crusader who is concerned for the safety of children.

But when he writes that my house is "sleazy," and that one of my books is "sleazy" and has a "sick" tag line, and says I am a "scumbag," a "revolting beast," a "sick hairy freak" with a "hairy beard,"  and uses obviously fake identities to fill up his petitions against me, the creep loses all credibility.

His lies are so poorly executed that they make him look stupid.

He claims that there are "half-naked images of children on the homepage" of one of my websites. If anyone looks, they'll see two girls WEARING BATHING SUITS, standing in a swimming pool. Their mother was nearby, if it matters. Things that he says are in my books -- like dog rape -- are not in the book

He wrote that "Connecticut Police said yesterday they are investigating why the Pedophile is not on the child sex offenders registry in CT and have warned neighbors and local residents to stay calm and avoid Marcus, who was also a suspect in a domestic violence and DUI case dating back to December 1999 when his spouse was hospitalized with unexplained second-degree cigarette burns related injuries." Anyone who cares to check can determine that this is all warped fiction.

Hiding behind his feeble alias Mike Josephs, my attacker wrote. "Folks, it's further distressing that this CA registered pedophile and child molester, Michael N Marcus, has joined a young women's social network called SHEWRITES.COM. Why would an old man join a WOMEN'S social network? At this point it's difficult to ascertain whether this revolting beast has been grooming children /single mom's with young kids through the SHEWRITES.COM social network."

What the deceiver did not point out is that SheWrites members include old women, childless women, and even other men. The site is open to all writers. My attacker even joined under a fake female name -- but was exposed and thrown out!

His petition calls for me to be added to the "Connecticut Sex Offences Register." There is no such thing, and in the United States the proper spelling is "Offenses." He foolishly uses the British spelling and skips the period after my middle initial when writing under his multiple phony identities.

Now that I've analyzed this, I'll lower his score to 65. Once he's arrested, it drops to zero. I hope he's put away for 20 years to life.