Lakewood Coucilman Caught up in Hacking Kerfuffle

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This evil hacker is currently sending your aunt an email from your account saying you actually dont wear the Christmas sweater she knitted, bitch.
  • This evil hacker is currently sending your aunt an email from your account saying you actually don't wear the Christmas sweater she knitted, bitch.


Update:
Whaddya know? Lakewood councilman Shawn Juris was telling the truth.

You'll remember that an email purportedly from Juris' account was sent to the Lakewood Observer threatening to use the power of his office to get publisher Jim O'Bryan outta there. Juris claimed he never sent it, that this was all one of those famous hacking incidents that Paris Hilton and others are so familiar with.

Well, the police investigated, and the email didn't originate from Juris. It was sent via a spoof server that allows folks to send messages that look like they're from other people. (Why didn't Rep. Weiner think of that?)

Juris is happy to be vindicated, but he's still waiting for some apologies.

Via Lakewood Patch:

“Overall, it seemed like a plotline from ‘Mean Girls,’ not behavior of adults who are supposed to be credible members of our community,” he said.

Juris said he will be “waiting patiently” for an apology from those involved.

Wait, that wasn't part of Mean Girls. And is Juris Tina Fey in this scenario? — Grzegorek

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Usually it's athletes and celebrities who truck out the old “my-email-got-hacked” routine whenever an unflattering dong shot starts making the rounds online.

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