Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Ryan Seay's life was turned upside down by a phone call. It was late October of last year, and the sound engineer was celebrating his 28th birthday in Sarasota. Exhausted after a day at the Ringling Museum of Art, Seay and his girlfriend fell asleep on their lumpy hotel room mattress. Then the plastic phone started shrieking. Still groggy from his nap, Seay said not to worry about it. But when Seay opened the door moments later, it wasn't maintenance entering his room. It was the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
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Holly Jacobs, 30, is fighting to change the nation's laws after private nude images of herself were posted on so-called "revenge porn" websites, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend, without her consent or knowledge. When Holly Jacobs sent nude photographs of herself to a long-distance boyfriend she loved and trusted, the year-old woman never imagined the horror that would befall her. In August , less than a year after the pair mutually ended their three-year relationship, Jacobs did a Google search of her name and discovered the naked photos on a so-called "revenge porn" website. It violates you over and over again. What came next was perhaps more shocking to Jacobs. Police in Miami, where she lived at the time, took no action.
A Florida man who was accused of posting sexually explicit images of his ex-girlfriend to the Internet has broken his silence following the dismissal of criminal charges against him. In October, Hillsborough County prosecutors dropped all charges against Ryan Seay , whose girlfriend, Holly Jacobs, had claimed he'd spread hundreds of explicit pictures and videos of her on the Internet. But Seay said the damage has already been done. And the girl that I know is long gone. The couple dated on and off since high school, but parted ways for good on amicable terms in late In , Jacobs claimed Seay had hacked her Facebook account and posted nude photos of her on it. Jacobs also said nude photos and video of her were posted to a revenge porn site , and even sent to her boss, according to WTOP. She had her name changed to avoid association with the photos, which she shared with Seay during their relationship. According to the Miami New Times, Jacobs brought her case to the Miami-Dade County Sheriff's Office, who wouldn't investigate since she had originally consented to take the photos.
By Daily Mail Reporter. A Florida woman whose life was turned upside down when her ex-boyfriend posted naked pictures of her to a revenge porn website is picking up the pieces after the embarrassing ordeal. Holly Jacobs, who has changed her named from Holli Thometz, says her former boyfriend Ryan Seay distributed private intimate photos she had shared with him on the internet in after they broke up. Now she is on a crusade to help other women who have been victimized in cyber stalking schemes and trying to move forward with her life. Hopeful future: Holly Jacobs is putting on a brave face and trying to move forward after her ex allegedly distributed naked pictures of her in after they broke up. The horrifying ordeal began in January , when a friend called Jacobs told her that naked pictures of her had surfaced on the web.