A UW-Madison student was arrested earlier this month after he allegedly posed as a woman seeking another woman for a relationship, then threatened to expose intimate details about a female student on the Internet unless she performed a sex act on him, according to search warrants.
Devan A. McCambridge, 19, of Madison, was arrested May 3 after threatening to put pictures of the student, along with her address and phonein an ad online unless she performed the sex act, according to the warrants filed Monday in Dane County Circuit Court.
Police do not know the names of the other possible victims. He had been booked into jail on charges that included stalking and making threats. As of Tuesday he had not been formally charged with a crime. McCambridge, posing as a woman, posted an ad on Craigslist seeking another woman for a relationship. The female UW-Madison student responded on April 25, and the two exchanged about messages that included personal information about the woman. McCambridge sent the woman pictures of a college-age woman, including some nudes, claiming they were his female alter ego.
The two agreed to meet on April 30, the warrant states, but McCambridge did not show up. He later admitted to the woman that he was a man posing as a woman. When McCambridge arrived, she shifted a sweatshirt from her arm to over her shoulder, a al to police.
McCambridge was arrested. UW-Madison police believe a Saukville man who allegedly threatened and tried to extort sexual favors from a student online might have done the….
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