The accused is Dr. Ronald, he is a neonatologist from Spokane, and the revelations of his plot include a polyamorous relationship, bitcoin payments he made to potential contract killers, some chilling text messages and attempted suicide.
Dr. Ronald was charged with attempted kidnapping, his wife informed the FBI of the plot in Washington, she was informed by a group of international journalists who were investigating the ‘dark web’.
His wife gave the FBI text messages in which she is accusing Dr. Ronald of trying to hire a dark web hitman to kidnap her for seven days, with instructions before leaving for Mexico.
According to posts found by investigators, the hitman was to take the woman and do several things in order to receive bonus payments from the Washington based Dr. Ronald. Doctor Ronald. He used the moniker Scar215 in February, March and April this year.
Dr. Ronald ordered the hitman to make sure the woman stayed silent about the kidnapping and forcing her to inject heroin twice a day.
His wife told the FBI in Washington that they got married in 2016, and they had a baby together less than two years after they were married. The Washington doctor then met another woman on the internet whom he brought into their relationship.
She became uncomfortable with the relationship and decided to end their marriage. Dr. Ronald tried to hire someone on the dark web to carry out his plot in March and April 2021, his plan was to make her drop her divorce plans.
The FBI also say that Dr. Ronald tried to hire someone to break the hands of a different woman. The woman was a former employee.
Dr. Ronald would pay $2,000 worth of bitcoin which would be placed in escrow for the assault on the former employee in Washington.
Dr. Ronald used the username Scar215. Using that username he wrote: “She should be told that her families health, including her father and her kids, depend on her completing these rules. It would be unfortunate if her older boy became addicted to heroin. Or her dad be severely beaten or her dog be slaughtered. Any and all persuasion should be used.”
Using Scar215 he also set up a bonus incentive system which would make the kidnapper earn extra sums of money for getting his wife to do certain things.
According to Dr. Ronald: ‘She is strong for a woman. And she is stubborn and will need lots of persuasion,’.
He also assured anyone that that $40,000 would be made available in bitcoin to pay for the kidnapping, according to court records seen by The Spokesman-Review.
On April 11, 2021, the FBI searched Dr. Ronald’s home and discovered evidence at his home in Otis Orchards connecting him to the plot.
He is now behind bars and he has been charged with attempted kidnapping.