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Kris Jenner's harasser arrested after targeting momager

Published 19/08/2016

Kris Jenner
Kris Jenner

A woman who sent Kris Jenner hundreds of disturbing text messages and emails has been slapped with a 15-count indictment by prosecutors.

Kris Jenner was terrorised by an obsessed fan who sent her hundreds of explicit messages.

The Kardashian momager found herself targeted by nurse's assistant Christina Elizabeth Bankston back in 2014, when she received countless text messages and emails, many of them disturbing and sexual in nature, legal documents obtained by BuzzFeed have revealed. Other messages included Bankston telling Kris, "You can't block me forever love" and "you are mine and u (sic) am in love".

Bankston also hacked into Kris' iCloud and social media accounts and even allegedly impersonated her at one point during a phone call to police, in which she claimed one of her family members was attempting to commit suicide. Her impersonation continued when she messaged a friend as Kris, telling her she had cancer and needed a lift to the hospital.

Officers finally caught Bankston on Thursday morning (18Aug16) in Oakland, California, arresting her on 15 counts of hacking and cyberstalking, including harassing Kris, two assistants and several of her relatives from March to September of 2014.

Bankston also sent messages to Kris' ex Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner before transitioning into a woman, with one text apparently reading: "Kris hates blacks and we made it to TMZ bye Bruce." She also claimed to have a sex tape of Kris.

Each count of cyberstalking and hacking carries a maximum sentencing of five years in a federal prison, while the charge of aggravated identity theft carries a two-year mandatory consecutive sentence. Bankston is due to appear in court on Friday.

This is not the only time Kris been a victim of harassment. In December (15), an overzealous fan was arrested at Kris' California home. Cops swooped in on the property and arrested the male intruder, who was not named, and he was reportedly taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.

News of Bankston's harassment also comes after Kris' daughter Kendall Jenner obtained a restraining order against an alleged stalker who was arrested at her Hollywood Hills home on Sunday (14Aug16).

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