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A South Florida lawyer is accused of using hi-tech devices to stalk and harass his ex-girlfriend for seven months.
Grant Sarbinoff, 37, was arrested Tuesday after police said he installed a tracking device on his ex’s car and called her hundreds of times using Spoofcard, a service that disguises caller ID. The attorney also mounted a Spy Tech GPS tracker onto the victim’s vehicle, a warrant says.
The victim, who is also an attorney, met the the suspect on the dating app Tinder back in November 2015. The couple dated for nearly a year until police said Sarbinoff broke it off abruptly. Despite the breakup, the lawyer contacted the victim nearly every day until his arrest, a police warrant says.
Sarbinoff accessed his ex’s computer without her permission to impersonate her online, police said. The suspect tried to gain access to the victim’s Hulu, Etsy, Eventbrite, Opentable, Birchbox, HBO, Kayak and many other accounts.
He also tried to access the victim’s current boyfriend’s online accounts and harassed him via phone calls and text messages, the warrant states. Police said the 37-year-old lawyer called the victim posing as her friends and colleagues using their phone numbers.
Detectives were able to connect a Spoofcard account to Sarbinoff’s credit card. Police said Sarbinoff’s Uber records revealed that he was dropped off and picked up near the victim’s house multiple times.
Sarbinoff resided in Miami Beach but has since moved.
Sarbinoff was ordered held on $50,000 bond on a slew of stalking, harassment and identity theft charges.