Secret Service captures alleged Facebook stalker

A Columbus man is accused of cyberstalking and blackmailing women across the state on Facebook.

Posted: Feb 12, 2019 11:41 PM
Updated: Feb 13, 2019 9:24 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A Columbus man is accused of cyberstalking and blackmailing women across the state on Facebook.

Secret Service agents captured Scottie Boykin just southeast of Columbus on Monday.

An indictment indicates there were two victims.

He faces three counts of counterfeiting.

He is accused of giving $4,200 and $500 in bogus bills to one of the victims and 2,000 counterfeit bills to another.

If convicted, he could face up to 30 years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines.

He is free on bond.

A trial is scheduled for April 8 at the federal courthouse in Oxford.

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