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News :: Human Rights
Anarchist becomes subject of Federal Probe
07 Mar 2004
American Anarchist becomes subject to Federal Probe in connection with domestic terrorism.

Stephen DeVoy, anarchist, subject of Federal Probe
merchandise sales, defamation of corporations, suspicion of domestic terrorism
By Gabriela Herrera
American Post Staff Writer
Sunday, March 7, 2004; Page A01
CAMBRIDGE, MA (Reuters) 13:30 -  Stephen R. DeVoy, owner of websites at, ,, and has
become the subject of a Federal Probe in regard to illegal merchandise sales and
sales tax evasion. In addition to Federal action, a civil lawsuit has been filed
by the Austin-based corporation Cycorp, Inc. in connection to defamation and
libel published on DeVoy's websites. Preliminary investigation reveals some
substance to the investigation, authorities said.
Although Mr. DeVoy denies any wrongdoing, it has been proven beyond a
reasonable doubt that there has been more than casual defamation of several
companies and individuals. Telephone records as well as files subpoenaed from
EarthLink Hosting, (Mr. DeVoy's web host),  contain cached web pages
containing the libel as well as names of individuals who have accused Mr. DeVoy
of harassment and defamation. In early 2003, Mr. DeVoy fled Austin, Texas
shortly after being sought in connection with a computer store robbery in a
southern California establishment. Mr. DeVoy, an unemployed programmer began his
harassment campaign after being terminated from Cycorp, Inc. due to lack of
performance and excessive absenteeism. DeVoy was also suspected of stealing
company secrets for possible sale to unknown foreign parties. After the firm
became aware that Mr. DeVoy was involved in an anarchist movement responsible
for domestic terrorist activities, his termination was hastened.
In addition to defamation charges, the Federal Probe will investigate Mr.
DeVoy's bumper sticker sales and online merchandising campaign. According to the
Internal Revenue Service records, Mr. DeVoy failed to report income coming from
such sales as well as failing to provide a return policy for defective
merchandise. One customer reported that upon requesting a refund for bumper
stickers he did not receive, Mr. DeVoy blocked e-mail messages from the sender.
The stickers reportedly faded within days of being placed on the bumper of the
purchaser's vehicle. In other reports, Mr. DeVoy's stickers began to appear on
police cruisers owned by the Cambridge Police Department. The campus authorities
have reported incidences of being forced to remove them from vehicles and
building facades as well.
Mr. DeVoy is known to be suffering from a mental condition known as
Paranoid Personality
Disorder,  for which he takes medication and is required to see a
therapist. The mental health facility which has been assigned to Mr. DeVoy has
reported that he has failed to keep appointments.
Given Mr. DeVoy's criminal record as well as his inclusion in the Department
of Homeland Security's list of potential domestic terrorists, it is possible
that the Federal Bureau of Investigation will play the biggest role in the
American Post

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Another bogus article, carefully documented.
07 Mar 2004
Boston IndyMedia should remove it.
Hey Gabriela Herrera...Are you Devoy's paranoid girlfriend?
07 Mar 2004
I agree...Take this crap off Boston Indy Media.
07 Mar 2004
do these people ever stop?
Fake link in fake "Gustavos" post.
07 Mar 2004
If you follow the link in fake "Gustavo's" post it takes you not to DeVoy's website but to the website run by the cyber stalker. For example, clicking on the link in the above comment which displays as "" you are taken to the website at "". Beachcities IMC is a fake IMC and shares the same IP address as the stalker's website at "". They are on the same server connected to the Internet by a DSL connection. The URL's are mapped by a redirector used to obscure the owners identity.

You can verify this without clicking on the link by right-clicking on the link and selecting "properties". The properties option will display the "href" attribute of the "A" HTML tag which notifies your browser where to go.

This is absolute proof that the article is a scam.

It is also offensive that these stalkers are using Gustavo's name to post their smears.