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Tampa Man Gets Over 3 Years In Federal Prison For Cyberstalking On Instagram

A Tampa man has been sentenced to three years and one month in federal prison, followed by three years supervised release, for cyberstalking two victims.

TAMPA, Fla. – A Tampa man has been sentenced to three years and one month in federal prison, followed by three years supervised release, for cyberstalking two victims.

Dominique Dragan, 29, Tampa, pleaded guilty on May 25, 2022.

According to court documents, from approximately January 2020 through July 2021, Dragan engaged in a course of conduct with the intent to harass and intimidate multiple victims.

Using Instagram, Dragan cyberstalked, harassed, and threatened the victims with a series of continuous messages.

According to documents, Dragan made specific threats to kill the victims, including by stating, “I can’t wait to hear the bones in your neck break,” “I’m gonna put a bullet in your forehead,” and “I can’t wait to murder you.”

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Dragan also included racially charged language and warned the victims not to report his threats to law enforcement. Dragan’s conduct placed the victims in reasonable fear of serious injury and death, according to the court.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Ilyssa M. Spergel.

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