A Michigan woman tried to hire an assassin online at RentAHitman.com. Now, she’s going to prison.

The Washington Post (11/22/2021)
  • Wendy Wein (52) recently plead guilty to attempting to hire someone to murder her ex-husband via joke site RentAHitman.
  • Northern California resident Bob Innes (54) launched the site in 2005 with the joke hitman service placeholder page while exploring a possible network security business.
  • Three years later, Innes was surprised to discover 250-300 serious e-mail inquiries from people worldwide requesting hitmen.
  • Upon confirmation, Innes forwards these inquiries to police.
  • Wendy provided her ex-husband’s address and workplace; she faces 9 years in prison.