US Woman Convicted in MySpace Suicide Case

A federal jury here has handed down what legal experts said was the country’s first cyber-bullying verdict, convicting a Missouri woman of three misdemeanor charges of computer fraud for her involvement in creating a phony account on MySpace to trick a teenager who later committed suicide. The jury deadlocked Wednesday on a fourth count of conspiracy against the woman, Lori Drew, 49, and the judge, George Wu of the US District Court for the Central District of California, declared a mistrial on that charge

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