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Online Eyeglass Vendor Who Threatened Customers Arrested Again For Running Another Bogus Store

You may remember the bizarre tale of Vitaly Borker, the man who served three years in prison for trying to boost his Google search ranking by harassing his customers online. Federal prosecutors say he’s back at it, once again selling eyewear on the internet, and allegedly bullying customers who dare to ask for refunds.According to the Justice Department, Borker has been running a site called OpticsFast.com, where he allegedly misrepresented the authenticity and quality of the glasses he...

New warning about buying cheap glasses online!

If you’ve followed money expert Clark Howard for a long time, you know that he’s long recommended buying cheap glasses online where prices for prescription lenses and frames can start at as little as $12.But that advice comes with a new caveat…Read more: 10 best places to get eyeglassesThe New York Times recently ran a story about a man named Vitaly Borker who ran several cheap online eyeglasses sites including DecorMyEye and OpticsFast.Back in 2010, customers of DecorMyEye said they were...

Eyewear salesman jailed for three years for threatening to rape and murder complaining customers is back behind bars after setting up a new scam passing off shoddy glasses as ...

Vitaly Borker, 41, spent more than three years in prison after threatening customers of his online eyewear storeNow he has been imprisoned again for mail and wire fraud charges and is accused of peddling shoddy glasses online as premium wareHe has also been allegedly harassing more customers, calling one woman a 'stupid stupid lady' and 'total degenerate'The same judge who sentenced Borker five years ago held his bail hearing on Monday  By Associated Press and Amanda Ulrich For...