A Maryland man is going to prison for posting nude photos of his ex-wife on the Internet.
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown says Thomas Gillen, of
Hagerstown, has been sentenced to 21/2 to 5 years in prison. The
prosecutor says the former Queens resident had pleaded guilty to
identity theft and criminal contempt.
Brown says Gillen admitted that he created an Internet account in his ex-wife's name and used it to contact men and engage in racy
conversations. Gillen also sent them nude photos of her and posted
The DA says Gillen admitted that he impersonated his former wife on the Internet 1,577 times between November 2007 and July 2008.
Gillen was arrested on similar charges in 2006 and was sentenced
to five years' probation.