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Lawsuit alleges prominent doctor ran ‘revenge porn’ scheme online

A prominent Arkansas doctor sold nudes of women he met online and child pornography to “misogynist incel” fans, according to a federal lawsuit filed Friday in California.

The lawsuit, filed by a Jane Doe, alleges that Philip Sobash, 31, paid women for nudes, promising they would be private, and then posted them — with names and other personal identifying information — to Reddit and revenge porn websites while “inciting others to anonymously harass and attack his victims.”

The plaintiff in the lawsuit was a 21-year-old nursing student at California State University in 2018 when she met Sobash, a resident at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas, on an online dating site, the New York Post reports. The court filings say Sobash faces a lawsuit from another victim and has “multiple other victims, some of whom are underage.”

According to the Post, Sobash earned his medical degree at the University of South Carolina and has published 14 articles in oncology publications and other medical journals.

Doe and her attorneys declined to comment to the Post, and neither Sobash nor his employer responded to multiple requests for comment.

According to the lawsuit, Sobash allegedly paid Doe $75 per week for explicit videos and photos, sending her “very unusual requests” for poses and actions along with “props like sex toys and nursing machines to photograph herself with and then he would direct her.”

In February 2019, the lawsuit says, Doe got a private message on Instagram telling her that images of her were being sold via a Reddit page.

“Her poses were actually made-to-order requests that Sobash was getting from anonymous men online and then Dr. Sobash would pretend that they were his personal requests, and he manipulated the relationship he had with Jane Doe by making these specific requests as if they were merely his own personal fetishes,” the suit alleges.

Doe confronted Sobash about the postings, and he claimed his account was hacked, the lawsuit says.

The lawsuit also says hundreds of images of Doe are still online and she receives multiple images of men masturbating to her photos. She was forced to shut down her Instagram account, the lawsuit says, because of harassing messages.

“[Doe] suffers intrusive thoughts that the strangers on the internet who have consumed her nude pictures and harass her and will harm her family. She feels hopeless about her career prospects because of the stalking by the online harassers and the threats of sending the images to her employers for the rest of her life,” the filing says.

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