Victim Identifies Pedophiliac Cyberstalker “Router” 35 comments

A pedophiliac cyberstalker known as “Router” has been identified as Garrett Graff, 22, of Livonia, Michigan, according to one of his own victims seeking justice.  Livonia is a large suburb located 13 miles northwest of downtown Detroit.

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First registering on live streaming social network Stickam under the name “Psychotic Router,” Router targets young boys exclusively.  Some of the victims were in their late teens, but others were as young as 12, 10, and 9 years old.  In this post we will explain his modus operandi, and present 3 specific cases in which we feel enough evidence exists for authorities to act upon.

Studies have shown that most pedophiles are below average intelligence.  Not Router.  His calculated strategies make him adept at the art of terror, and his preferred tool is blackmail.  If Router finds an image or video of a young boy naked, he approaches the boy and threatens to mail his nudes to his family unless the boy submits to more sexually explicit performances.  If he doesn’t have information or images to blackmail a victim, he uses deception.  Posing as a friendly Stickam user, he strikes up conversations with potential victims in order to learn information about them, a technique known in online parlance as “socialing.”  He often uses a video recording of a young female to fool boys into believing they are befriending a girl; if his victim is gay, Router poses as an attractive young boy.  Thus beautified, he asks a victim to get naked on webcam or send nudes.  Of course, at 22 years old and quite rotund, the real Garrett Graff is neither particularly young and definitely not attractive.

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But Router might ultimately be hoisted by his own petard.  On his now-disabled website RouterHQ.com, he described how he enticed a 12-year-old boy to perform sex acts on camera; Router attempted to justify his actions by writing that the boy claimed to be 13 years old, circumstances no less disgusting nor illegal than if the boy had been 12.

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Such a blatant admission seems out of character for someone as cunning as Router, who uses IP proxies and private domain registrations to hide his true identity.  It’s not very smart to boast in writing that you knowingly enticed minors to masturbate on a webcam for you.  But the greatest flaw of intelligence is often pride.

In another case, Router obtained an old screen-recording of a 17-year-old boy.  Instead of deals or enticements, Router immediately made threats against the boy.  In an outrageous perversion of the law, since the victim is under 18 years of age, Router threatened to have the boy arrested for production of child pornography if he did not perform more sex acts.

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StickyDrama’s phone calls to the FBI’s San Francisco Bureau confirmed that there is no agent Olivia Estrada at that Bureau, nor probably at any other Bureau for that matter.  But Router’s clever lies are terrifyingly believable.  Citing recent court cases of teenagers on trial for “sexting,” Router often convinces young boys to acquiesce in his demands.  (Situations such as these are yet another reason why StickyDrama believes it is wrong to prosecute teenagers for sending out their own nudes in a non-commercial manner.)

The youngest known victim was 9 years old when Router targeted him.  We do not know much about him besides his age, but have been told that Router fooled him using a loop of an attractive young girl.  While Router apparently never threatened this victim and the naive boy willingly performed for Router, Router’s “branding” and streaming of the recording certainly qualifies as production and distribution of child pornography—note the “Router” watermark in the lower right.

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StickyDrama has never been contacted by the boy above, but other victims claim to have spoken with him, and tell us that the experience has left him terribly embarrassed and ashamed.

The victim who sent StickyDrama the above LLC registration form believes Router to be Garrett Graff because, during the course of his getting-to-know-the-victim routine, Router let slip that his real name is Garrett and that he lived in Michigan.  Router also claimed to own a company through which he operated RouterHQ.com as well as StickamSluts.com, for which Stickam sent a trademark infringement complaint.

After spending months going through the State of Michigan’s Corporation Division, the victim found Graff Web Development, LLC, owned by Garrett William Graff—a perfect match.

Router refused to confirm or deny whether the LLC registration form was indeed his.  But shortly after being shown the document, he posted on his blog that he was moving to San Francisco, CA, where he claimed to have been offered a job at technology magazine PC World. A few weeks later he took the blog offline.
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In a phone call to PC World, StickyDrama was told that no person named Garrett Graff was employed by the company.  We suspect that Router’s claim was a lie intended to throw us off his trail.

So assuming that Router has been correctly identified, what means of redress are available to his victims?

Stickam’s policy is to encourage its users to make their own complaints with the authorities.  Despite receiving countless complaints about Router and being well aware of his cyberstalking, the company is unable to do much more than ban whatever account he uses—a punishment easily circumvented by re-registering on another account.  The Electronic Communications Privacy Act prevents Stickam from taking more serious action like reporting Router to authorities such as police or the FBI, unless the company is ordered to do so by a court, either by subpoena or search warrant.  So appealing to Stickam (or other social networks) directly will get no real results.

Obtaining a subpoena is fairly quick and simple—if you can pay the 5 to 7 thousand dollars in attorney and court fees, a prohibitively expensive sum for almost any teenager.  The police or FBI can ask a judge to issue a search warrant—if they are convinced to pursue a case.  But law enforcement officials often decline to investigate all but the most horrific cases.  What might be unbearable torture for one of Router’s victims—and unquestionably a crime—might not be a priority for the authorities.  The key to making Router’s case a priority is lodging as many complaints as possible against him.

If you have been victimized by Router, alert the proper authorities.  Do not dial 911 or your own local police; instead make a non-emergency phone call to the Detroit FBI at 313-965-2323. Make a complaint against Router for online harassment and enticing minors to perform sex acts via computer.  Provide an agent with what you suspect to be Router’s identity and address.  Make sure you write down and save the name of the agent with whom you make the complaint.  Ask for and save the case or reference number.  Then post agency, agent’s name, and case number in the comments of this post.  Hopefully, as more and more victims refer to the same case number, authorities will feel a compelling reason to act.

http://www.myspace.com/garrettgraff

FBI, Detroit Field Office, 313-965-2323


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35 comments

Anonymous, November 17, 2009

first~*

kc, November 17, 2009

my god, this guy sounds horrible. I’ve heard of him a few times…but I didn’t know anything about him or what he does. this is so ridiculous. a 9 year old? that’s going waaaay too far.

Anonymous, November 17, 2009

so what did he do

MsGoreGrinder, November 18, 2009

wow that’s fucked

spastic, November 18, 2009

You have to wonder if the judges involved in making it so kids get charged with making child porn by taking their own pictures had this kind of thing in mind. It certainly seems like a gift to the pedos.

DixxifuckingDISASTER, November 18, 2009

Damn.

Anonymous, November 18, 2009

router down, mikeyy next?

Hey0oxjon, November 18, 2009

Goood riddence, rofl. kid still tries to im me on aim once inawhile, fatass failure at life

Sucks cause in prison no one is gonna rape his fat ugly ass LOL. no computer to get little boys naked either. sick fuck

Louis David, November 18, 2009

Livonia is only a hop, skip, and a cumshot away from Detroit (where I live). Maybe they’ll just dump him in the river or see if he can survive a night in Detroit alone.

And I wouldn’t be so sure Hey0oxJon, America seems determined to ship all of the terrorists from other prisions being shut down to prisons here in Michigan. Though because they’re crimes are, obviously, of different magnitudes, it’s unlikely they’d be in the same facilities.

Slaughterhouse, November 18, 2009

all i can really say wtf is wrong with this guy

ASSH0LE~, November 18, 2009

HAHAH fucking router. HAHAHHHAHA HAHAH OMG MAN HAHAHHHHAHA

blainebrodown, November 18, 2009

people like that needa be taken out back, and shot.

Anonymous, November 18, 2009

what a colossal idiot. i mean really.

Anonymous, November 18, 2009

That poor, silly little nine year old.

Anonymous, November 18, 2009

that’s the kind of thing rapists do…
“tell your family and they’re going to think it was your fault.” “tell on me and no one will believe you”
poor kids.

amandarenee, November 18, 2009

Poor kids, can we hang him?

yuckotheclown, November 18, 2009

what a fucking weirdo…i remember when he threatened to kick me from the stickydrama chatroom if i didn’t show him my cock on cam. my question is, why the fuck was he a moderator in the sticky chat room ?

JennJenn, November 18, 2009

^Many people attempted and some succeeded at hacking into mods of the old rooms accounts solely for that purpose.

Anonymous, November 18, 2009

where can I find routers caps?

asshole, November 18, 2009

Although used inappropriately in this instance, it is not an outrageous perversion of the law to have minors arrested for making sexual videos of themselves. It is an effective way on making sure sexual content featuring minors does not end up in the hand of minors.
That said, this site has gone to hell. Now you have resorted to posting something boring enough to be a mid-term paper.

Anonymous, November 18, 2009

someone make stickydrama a retarded crime-fighting superman outfit.

-.- bored

Lorelai Harlow, November 18, 2009

Sticky I pointed alot of this out to you MONTHS ago. =\

Sticky, November 18, 2009

LOL Lorelai … you definitely didn’t point out his home address.

Anonymous, November 19, 2009

this guy tormented some of my friends… especially one. so ya, he deserves everything he’s gonna get.

moar than likely, November 19, 2009

which is moar than likely nothing.

Diva, November 19, 2009

Blaine, old yeller style?

Harry, November 19, 2009

I KNEW HE WAS A FUCKING FREAK. and NOBODY listened to me. he’s psychotic.

Harry, November 19, 2009

and another thing, just cause he outsmarts all these little boys that he victimizes does NOT mean he’s smart, I’ve Both had conversations and arguments with him. he’s as dumb as a door knob.

asdkfnakjsd, November 19, 2009

@ Anonymous at 2:22

EW. what the balls you stupid sick fuck…

Anonymous, November 19, 2009

gotta say, mad lolz at his site suddenly gone and his fake ass move to SF……. like either of that is going to work to hide him. lololz

HAHAHHAHAHA, November 20, 2009

HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHA

Larry, November 21, 2009

Justin.tv is full pf pedophiles but does nothing.

Juli, November 22, 2009

wow I live on the border of Westland & Livonia.

FREAKYYYY

ash k, November 22, 2009

woo go michigan~

Unknown, March 11, 2010

Im very happy he got caught, me and my friend where one of his victims and our friendships where torn apart, and then i wound up getting charged with rape b/c he had him suck it………………. im scared for life but my self esteem to say no, (and his) have improved


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