The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Tina Meier Reflects On Seventh Anniversary Of Daughter’s Suicide, Cyberbullying Prevention Efforts: It’s hard to believe that it’s been seven years since the tragic suicide of 13-year-old Megan Meier. For those of you who may not know the story Megan committed suicide after being cyberbullied on MySpace by her neighbor. When I say neighbor I …

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Feds Won’t File Appeal In MySpace Suicide Case: The headline says it all. Federal prosecutors have announced that they will not file an appeal after a federal judge threw out the fraud charges against Lori Drew. As I’m sure you know the alleged mother Drew used a fake MySpace in order to harass 13-year-old Megan …

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Mom in MySpace case says it was properly dismissed: As I’m sure we all know by now Lori Drew’s fraud conviction was tossed by a federal judge. As I’m sure you also know Drew is the one thought responsible into harassing 13-year-old Megan Meier with a fake MySpace into killing herself. Megan’s mother, Tina Meier, …

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Sentencing delayed for Mo. woman in MySpace hoax: Today was supposed to be D-Day for Lori Drew. She was supposed to find out what her sentence would be in her fraud trial. You know, the fraud that resulted in the suicide of 13-year-old Megan Meier. Anyway, the judge rescheduled the sentencing for July 2nd pending …

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Prosecutors Seek 3 Years in Prison for Lori Drew: Apparently the last post I made about probation and a fine being recommended for Lori Drew was sort of incorrect. That recommendation was made by Drew’s defense. That’s what happens when I let my heart get a head of my brain. Thanks to Pat for pointing …

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Probation, fine recommended for woman convicted in Internet harassment case: A presentence report recommends probation and a $5,000 fine for the Missouri woman convicted of three misdemeanors linked to the online harassment of a suburban St. Louis teenager who committed suicide. How sad is it that Megan Meier’s life is only worth $5000. I’m sure …

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Prosecutor dismisses felony charge against Lori Drew in MySpace case: Yesterday the U.S. Attorney in L.A. dismissed the felony conspiracy charge against Lori Drew. That was the charge that the jury could not reach a verdict on. Drew could still face 3 years in jail for the misdemeanors she was convicted of but U.S. District …

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