This Realtor Was Living The American Dream – Until One Day A Stranger Resolved To Ruin Her Life

It’s September in Alabama, and realtor Monika Glennon is preparing for another day at work. A Polish immigrant with a husband, two kids and a successful career, she is living proof of the American dream. But then the telephone rings, and everything she has worked for comes crashing down.

Born in what was then known as the Polish People’s Republic, Glennon grew up poor in an era when Communism still held sway across much of Eastern Europe. However, she escaped her humble beginnings and moved to America, eventually settling in the city of Huntsville, Alabama.

By September 2015, Glennon was working for the real estate agents Re/Max, selling houses in and around her home town. And with her husband Scott retired from the Marines and her two adult children embarking on military careers of their own, she should have been enjoying the fruits of her success.

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However, that month Glennon received a telephone call that would change her life for good. At around 6:00 a.m., a colleague rang to tell her about a startling post that had appeared on the company’s Facebook page. Initially, Glennon thought that an unhappy customer had left negative comments – but the truth turned out to be far, far worse.

When Glennon took a closer look, she discovered that a Facebook user going by the name Ryan Baxter had posted a link on the Re/Max page. The link was for a website known as She’s a Homewrecker. And there, the realtor discovered the shocking details of an affair – in which she was named as the other woman.

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Founded in 2013, She’s a Homewrecker is a site dedicated to naming and humiliating women who are in relationships with married men. And according to the poster, this was a sin that Glennon was guilty of. In fact, the submission went into detail about an incident that had allegedly occurred between the realtor and the author’s husband.

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According to the post, a couple who were new to the Huntsville area had engaged the realtor’s services. Apparently, the author – a married mother of two children – was pleased with Glennon at first. However, the submission went on to describe an occasion when the husband attended a property viewing alone.

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In the post, the author claimed that she had walked in on Glennon engaged in a sex act with her husband. She described the incident right down to the last gory detail. In addition, the poster stated that she had managed to capture incriminating photographs of the pair together. Furthermore, she added that she had used these images as leverage during her divorce.

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Understandably, Glennon was shocked. The story, as far as she was concerned, was a complete lie. In addition, the realtor was clueless as to who could have posted such terrible accusations. And, to make matters worse, a photograph of Glennon accompanied the post – her professional headshot, lifted from the Re/Max website.

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As Glennon soon discovered, the allegations weren’t limited to the website and her company’s Facebook page. Apparently, Ryan Baxter had also sent the link for the story to the realtor’s social media contacts. Family members, colleagues and even her husband were all recipients.

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Hoping to set the record straight, Glennon added her own comment to those accumulating beneath the post. But even though she stated that the accusations were untrue, the realtor faced skepticism from other users. “Hmmm, so why would someone make up such an extravagant story?” one wrote.

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Soon, things went from bad to worse when the story appeared on BadBizReport.is, a website ostensibly designed to share information about bad clients in the escort industry. There, the post received almost 100,000 views. And within no time at all, the post became the top Google result for anyone who typed in Glennon’s name.

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Sadly, it did not take long for the story to have a serious impact on Glennon’s career. After 12 months, the realtor’s portfolio was 50 percent of its previous size. However, she was none the wiser about who was behind the allegations. Had a professional rival decided to erase the competition with a staggeringly creative approach? Or was someone else that she knew responsible?

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After trying and failing to get the accusations removed, Glennon turned to the courts. And eventually, she was able to force Facebook and She’s a Homewrecker to hand over the IP addresses of those involved. Soon, she discovered that Ryan Baxter was actually Hannah Lupian – a complete stranger living some 2,000 miles away in California.

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Although Lupian had no connection to Glennon, she had taken it upon herself to share the libelous story with the realtor’s family and friends. And she came to this decision after reading it on the She’s a Homewrecker website. In fact, it was a habit that the poster engaged in frequently. And although Lupian retired the Ryan Baxter persona after receiving legal threats, the real culprit was still at large.

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In 2017, the original poster – aware that time was running out – finally revealed her identity. It turned out to be someone called Mollie Rosenblum, who was from Athens, AL. In fact, the author was another woman who Glennon had never met. However, the pair had encountered each other back in 2014 when they had both waded into a debate on the Twitter feed of local station, WHNT News.

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Apparently, the discussion was about a young girl who had taken a grinning selfie while visiting the former Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in Poland. In the ensuing controversy, Glennon had defended the incident as an innocent mistake. However, Rosenblum, who has Jewish ancestry, took offence at what she saw as the trivialization of a somber memorial. The two clashed over their opposing views. A short while after, a riled Rosenblum found herself posting the inflammatory – and entirely false – story on the She’s a Homewrecker site.

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As the law closed in on her, Rosenblum made a last-ditch attempt to justify her behavior. In September 2017 she wrote a Facebook post acknowledging that Glennon was not an adulterer. However, she then went on to accuse the realtor of “veiled anti-semitism,” implying that she had messed with the wrong person. Shocked, Glennon reached out to Rosenblum in an attempt to settle the matter once and for all.

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Amazingly, the pair met up in person – and Rosenblum soon discovered that Glennon was not the monster that she had previously believed. “She had thought I was this mean, rich b****,” Glennon told Gizmodo in July 2017. “That’s the problem with social media. You just make these assumptions about people.” Afterwards, Rosenblum issued an apology to her victim online.

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But although the story has since disappeared from She’s a Homewrecker, it remains live on BadBizReport. And, unfortunately, there seems to be little that Glennon can do about it. “There’s no way in hell to get off BadBizReport once you’re listed on it,” the site claims. It goes on to say, “American lawyers make us laugh.” Now, Glennon’s reputation is permanently damaged – and she has learned the hard way that nobody is safe.

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