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Obsessed man hacked into accounts

Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool Magistrates' Court

A man who was obsessed with his former partner hacked into her online 
accounts.

Damien Bell admitted three offences of breaching a restraining order forbidding him from having any contact with the woman.

Bell, of The Spinney, Cleveleys, was bailed pending the preparation of pre -sentence reports.

Pam Smith, prosecuting at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court, said the offences took place in July. The first one was just two days after the retraining order had been imposed.

The victim reported Bell to police when she 
realised her Sky, Netflix and Now TV account had been hacked and passwords changed.

Bell then discovered she had a new Facebook 
account which had also been hacked.

David Charnley, defending, said: “There is no suggestion of any violence involved in what he has done. He knows he has been a very foolish man.”

 
 
 

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