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Scott Quinn Berkett biography: 13 things about Beverly Hills, California man

Scott Quinn Berkett (©FBI)
Scott Quinn Berkett (©FBI)

Scott Quinn Berkett is a white man from California, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California. (a)
  2. From 2017 to 2020, he studied computer science at West Los Angeles College in Culver City, Los Angeles County. (b)
  3. In December 2019, he started working as an an engineer at Linchpin-IT in Glendale, Los Angeles County. (b)
  4. In 2020, he and a woman became co-administrators of a Facebook fan page for the animated web series “RWBY.” She became his girlfriend. (c)
  5. In October 2020, his co-administrator of the “RWBY” Facebook fan page flew to Los Angeles, California to meet him. After the meeting, she tried to break up with him several times but he continued to contact her. (a) (c)
  6. In April 2021, his former girlfriend’s father contacted him and threatened to call police if he did not leave her alone. On April 20, 2021, he responded by saying “consider this matter closed.” (a) (c)
  7. Between April 5, 2021 and May 5, 2021, he made $13,000 Bitcoin payments. (a)
  8. On April 28, 2021, he wrote to a dark web that advertised murder-for-hire services, “I’d like it to look like an accident, but robbery gone wrong may work better. So long as she is dead. I’d also like for her phone to be retrieved and destroyed irreparably in the process.” (a)
  9. On May 19, 2021, a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent posing as a hitman contacted him on Whatsapp. He sent the agent a photo of his former girlfriend and demanded a proof-of-death photo that would show the corpse and her distinctive tattoo. (a) (b)
  10. On May 20, 2021, he made the final $1,000 payment via Western Union for the murder of his former girlfriend. (a)
  11. On May 21, 2021, FBI agents arrested him without incident. (a)
  12. He was 24 years old when he was arrested on May 21, 2021. (a)
  13. He is set to appear in U.S. District Court on May 25, 2021. (a)

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(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)

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