CINCINNATI -- A Tri-State man is accused of posting intimate pictures of his ex-girlfriend in a sex ad on Craigslist.
The woman, who asked to be identified only as Jennifer, said she found the ad on Craigslist. The author was purportedly looking for someone to engage her in a threesome and “willing to be very rough.” It included her age and measurements.
Jennifer said her ex-boyfriend, 27-year-old Chad Volz, was responsible. He has been charged with aggravated menacing and telecommunications harassment.
“The things that were said in the post were just filthy, disgusting,” Jennifer said. “I mean, he was basically soliciting sex for me.”
When the ad got responses, Volz told those interested that he wanted to hurt her, according to an affidavit from a detective.
Volz declined to speak to a reporter, but called the incident an “extreme misunderstanding.”
Craigslist has removed the ad.
“I don’t know if it’s the only site he put it on,” Jennifer said. “I don’t know if there’s multiple sites.”
University of Cincinnati journalism professor Jeffrey Blevins said “revenge porn” postings are becoming more common online.
“They trust the other person, but when after there's a breakup that relationship of trust gets betrayed in the worst possible way,” he said.
Blevins offered the following advice: don’t put anything on the Internet you wouldn’t want to see on a public billboard.