I looked at the deleted answers to What does 了mean in 衣服也落在了房间内, and is it pronounce le or liao?

Someone there previously posted answers under someone else's name in a clearly deliberate attempt to defame them. They're some kind of revenge posts. The posts are now deleted (although only soft-deleted), but the revenge account still exists here, albeit dormant. Thus, the victim's name is still visible.

The user does not seem have made any contributions to Stack Exchange whatsoever, so I propose deleting this account entirely. Or, at the very least, please remove the victim's (likely real) name from this account: it's surely not their account.

Question: Can we delete this revenge account from Stack Exchange?

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    I've deleted the account on Chinese SE. But it's also signing in other SE sites, so the account won't be deleted from StackExchange. I'm not sure, maybe we need to cast moderator flag on every site to request deletion. And, how do you know it's a revenge account? I failed to find the victim user. And since the account has been deleted, there's no connection between the posts and the name again; I doubt we still have enough reason to request the account deletion on other sites. Now it's jsut an account without any activities, even the name might overlap with others but it's quite usual case. – user4072 Dec 16 '19 at 16:15
  • When someone creates an account with a person's full name and posts "I am an [...] and a [...] who will [...]", it seems pretty revenge-y. – Becky 李蓓 Dec 16 '19 at 16:23
  • I know what you meant, I just failed to find out the victim user on Chinese SE with the full name. Maybe I doesn't apply the search tool correctly. And it would be better if there're more evidences like the scene of conflict which caused the revenge. Anyway I deleted the account and the connection between posts and name has disappeared at least. – user4072 Dec 16 '19 at 16:33
  • It's possible they're not on Stack Exchange at all, e.g., the perpetrator just wanted their victim's real name and their comments to get high search rankings, etc., just to hurt them. – Becky 李蓓 Dec 16 '19 at 16:36
  • That's why I asked you why do you think it's a revenge account, I mean the user might just select the name randomly, undesignedly, evidences just seem insufficient to me, to determine that. Well, even without that, we have enough reason to delete such accounts which have no positive activities at all. – user4072 Dec 16 '19 at 16:40

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