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SDNY COURTROOM EXCLUSIVE, Jan 14 – Brooklyn-based literary agent Weronika Janczuk was arrested on January 11 for cyber-stalking.

At 7 pm that night she was told she would be a "guest of the government" overnight, until she can be fitted with a location monitoring GPS bracelet.

She slammed the table and was led into the holding cell by two U.S. Marshals.  Inner City Press, the only media in the public courtroom, published an article about it an hour later.

 On January 14, Janczuk who is represented by Federal Defender Sylvie Jill Levine left a voicemail making a threat. While Inner City Press is not unsympathetic toward this defendant and others, court proceedings and public and can and should be reported.

  Janczuk is from Canada, where currently accused pedophile Peter Nygard has his extradition hearings shielded in secrecy by a Canadian law prohibiting publication of anything but the outcome. Perhaps that is one of the factors that allowed Nygard to abuse his victims for so long. In any case, it is not the law in the US, much less in New York.

  Inner City Press is now publishing the Complaint in US v. Janczuk, here. We will have more on this.

 The January 11 detention or remand that Inner City Press reported took place after a two hour long proceeding in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Magistrates Court.

  On January 13 Inner City Press after being contacted by others in Janczuk's orbit belatedly obtained and review the complaint in the case. It quotes Janczuk's emails to Victim-1, "a partner who works for an investment fund located in New York, New York," and to his family.

On April 17, 2021 Janczuk wrote to Victim-1, Subject: Cuntz: You've Made Me Orgasmic Message: [Victim] I swear that I will kill you.

 She is subject to an order of protection in Minnesota, Dakota County Judge Arlene M. Perkkio, Dkt 19 HA-CV-20-2141. She was arrested on June 30, 2021 on Long Island for violating it.

 There followed a Nassau County restraining order CR-009426-21NA, in effect until June 30, 2022. There's more - watch this site.

   Magistrate Judge Barbara C. Moses twice summoned Pre-Trial Services out of the courtroom to discuss the case off the record. Pre-Trial Services was recommending that the  Janczuk be held in detention pending trial.  

Assistant US Attorney Edward Charles Robinson described Janczuk as cyber-stalking a victim he left unnamed, and the victim's family members and place of work, which he described as an investment firm / law firm.  We can now report that Victim-1's last name begins with S.

 Only two days prior to her arrest and one-night Federal detention, Janczuk had been tweeting photos of a Polish restaurant in Brooklyn. Other of her accounts have been removed (for example, " is no longer available. The authors have deleted this site") but still online is an article, "Cyber-stalking does not get you agents and editors." The allegation did, however, give rise to this arrest and detention. 

 The case is US v. Janczuk, 21-mj-10885 (Moses).    


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