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Man creates website to 'destroy' his ex-wife's life

Canadian Patrick Fox has accused his ex-wife of being a stripper and drug addict.

A CANADIAN MAN has admitted creating a website to “destroy” his ex-wife’s life.

Patrick Fox created a website in Desiree Capuano’s name in January 2014.

site Source: DesireeCapuano.com

The page contains personal details and private photos, and accuses her of being a stripper, drug addict and child abuser. It also features her mugshot and a photo of her medical marijuana card.

In an interview with CBC News, Patrick Fox said: “I fully admit it doesn’t look good, yes. I don’t deny at all that it would make me seem like a real – I’m trying to think of a word that wouldn’t be prohibited on television.

It would make me look like a very nasty person for sure, but when people then consider the things that she has done and the reasons why I’m so mean to her I think that mitigates some of the nastiness.

He told the interviewer he would do everything he could to “ruin her life and destroy her”.

husband Source: Screengrab/CBC

The New York Daily News reports that their feud began in 2002, over a custody battle for their son (now 15 years old).

Fox was deported to Canada in 2009 and spent two years in prison for perjury after lying and telling the court he was an American citizen. He has rarely seen his son since then.

‘A very sick person’

Capuano told the Daily News a co-worker informed her of the site. She says she has tried to have the website taken down.

He’s told everybody he will not stop, all of this will not make him stop. There’s no law to tell him he’s got to.

She said Arizona authorities have told her there is nothing they could do about the site as it falls under freedom of speech.

Her boyfriend James Pendleton said: “He’s obviously a very sick person and he’s transferring a lot of hate towards her, and it’s scary.”


CBC reports that in December 2015, an Arizona judge issued a protective order that stopped Fox from sending Capuano abusive emails — but did not order the website be taken down.

Fox, who recently changed his name from Richard Riess, also admitted to informing their 15-year-old son of his plan to hire someone to have sex with his Capuano in order to get intimate photos of them together to post on the site.

He said his son does not respect or love his mother, and described his actions as “open and honest parenting”.

Fox also told his son he would have “no qualms” about shooting Capuano if it weren’t illegal.

He said he might take the site down if his ex-wife became “destitute and homeless”, or died. He denied this comment was a threat.

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