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Mark Zuckerberg -- I Fear My Facebook Stalker

2/8/2011 9:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Mark Zuckerberg claims he's being stalked by a man who's been sending him creepy messages through Facebook and threatening his safety ... TMZ has learned.

Mark Zuckerberg Stalker

Zuckerberg has obtained a restraining order against 31-year-old Pradeep Manukonda -- after Mark filed legal papers claiming the guy has tried to "follow, surveil and contact Mr. Zuckerberg using language threatening his personal safety" ... and the safety of his girlfriend and his sister.

Law enforcement sources tell us Pradeep had gone to several Facebook offices in Palo Alto attempting to contact Mark to ask for money for his financially-strapped family.

According to the legal docs, Facebook security also intercepted Pradeep at Mark's home on January 24 just as he was about to walk up the front steps.

Cops gave Pradeep a verbal warning -- but Mark claims the guy has continued to try to contact him through the mail ... even sending flowers to his home with a hand-written letter on January 28. 

In one of his Facebook messages to Mark, Pradeep writes, "please help me, then I am ready to die for you." He continues, "Please understand my pain."

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The judge has ordered Pradeep to stay at least 300 yards away from Mark, his sister Randi and his girlfriend Priscilla Chan pending a hearing later this month.


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Fred Farkel    

If there is a god... he will send every kook in the universe to terrorize MZ for the rest of eternity.

Nothing we make me happier than to see MZ get his final reward from some facebook kook that HE created.

1263 days ago
32.

Bonnie    

Mark...check your settings on your facebook page...oh...and you should have a delete button....

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1263 days ago
33.

Scrivener    

The rich and famous are vulnerable to so-called "organized gang stalking." If Mark Zuckerberg happens to see this post: This veteran journalist and victim of government-sponsored gang stalking calls his attention to this urgent message I posted today on the White House Facebook page:

URGENT TO POTUS - (pls. fwd. ASAP) Veteran journalist, many 1,000s others extrajudicially persecuted by fusion center/mil contractor- backed Gestapo-like "gang stalking" network and precision-targeted U.S. cell mast mounted microwave weapon system - a silent slow-kill genocide. Please read lede article/links therein at http://NowPublic.com/scrivener and ACT -- before more innocent Americans are tortured and destroyed. READERS: MAKE THIS VIRAL.

1263 days ago
34.

BRET    

Hey Mark, Give me $20 bucks for some beer and I can take care of the really scary computer geek...eer bad man that is scaring you! hahaha *****!!!! No wonder you had to make friends online. ***** ***!

1263 days ago
35.

Bonnie    

HARVEYYYYYYYYYYY? Mark needs a Lawyer.....you up for it? LOL

1263 days ago
36.

Fred Farkel    

BTW, Mark??


Can you do something about the two felons that sleep in my 2 daughters beds while you are at it???

Your invention is nothing but a modern day Ouija Board.

1263 days ago
37.

rebecca    

Omg lil crazy

1263 days ago
38.

R    

Surround yourself and those close to you with every possible armed bodyguard. The law moves slowly and mysteriously at times and in favor of the deranged a lot of times.

1263 days ago
39.

Joann    

# 29 Holy crap, this guy looks like the comedian Aziz Ansari, see for yourself.

http://azizisbored.com/colleges.html
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OMG you are right. They could be twins. Maybe the comedy act wasn't working for him.

1263 days ago
40.

Fred Farkel    


Muffy Tepperman????


OMG.

I worked on that show about 100 years ago.

I am still high from all the cocaine.

1263 days ago
41.

Chad    

He's worth 50 billion dollars. He can deal with it - Or just give me a billion dollars and I'll handle Pradeep for him!

1263 days ago
42.

Son of Bob    

This punk is a **** who stole his friends' concept, made millions collecting information of millions of others, and releasing that information whenever it fit his newest business model, and now he is being stalked by someone on Facebook? That's just Karma there.

1263 days ago
43.

Lyonene    

From Time Magazine regarding contact info being available:

"But the Facebook creators seem shaped more by the belief that transparency and sharing can be for the common good. “Why wouldn’t you want to share?” Zuckerberg asks. “Why wouldn’t you want to be open unless you’ve got something to hide?"

Hmmm. Why indeed.

1263 days ago
44.

jessemosslover    

This guy owns facebook, why doesnt he delete this psycho's account and ban him from ever accessing facebook again?

1263 days ago
45.

GiltMan    

Never seen a Indian Stalker before. LOL...He looks n writes creepy...

1263 days ago
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