He promised that any pictures would be strictly confidential.
“it goes to countries where nobody here will ever know it exists or ever see it,” he wrote, promising tens of thousands of dollars for contracts with private websites overseas. I mean, I dont judge, k-15k for 25 mins of work…I’d do it if i was a girl haha.”“Mario Sixstring” messaged the woman a picture of thousands of dollars spread across his car, with the promise of more money in the bank.
When she complained of her delayed payment two months later, Antoine allegedly sent nude pictures from the photoshoot to her employer.
When a fourth woman pressed Antoine for payment, he allegedly assailed the woman’s boyfriend online with messages from multiple aliases.
In September 2013, he was convicted on nine fraud counts for duping newlyweds.
The fraudulent photographer would advertise his services through a number of now-defunct photo companies, then cut and run with clients’ advance deposits.“We were taken by mario antoine!!!!
The woman messaged Antoine on Facebook, asking where her money had gone.
But instead of producing the cash, Antoine unearthed the explicit footage he’d recorded of the woman and sent it to her boyfriend.
Using the pseudonym “Dalton Wayne,” Antoine allegedly sent the boyfriend explicit pictures of the woman, claiming that she and “Wayne” were in a relationship.
Separately, Antoine messaged the boyfriend with the “Nikki” account and began flirting with him.
She would be paid for the work, he reassured her, allegedly using the alias “Chris Campbell” to send a modeling contract that promised a “base compensation” of ,000 and an additional ,000 once the future photo shoot was completed.