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Art gallery owner gets five years for 'horrendous' cyberstalking

A federal judge sentenced the owner of a Riverside County art gallery to five years in prison Monday, calling his attempts to extort an art publishing company he had once worked for and its employees by creating disparaging websites and making repeated threats against their loved ones "horrendous." Jason White, 43, of Temecula, pleaded guilty earlier this year to two counts of federal stalking related to what prosecutors describe as a relentless campaign of fear. U.S. District Court Judge Stephen V. Wilson called White's actions  “very disturbing.” White was arrested by the FBI on Feb. 12 in connection with a stalking and extortion scheme that targeted art...

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