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Online harrassment

Lindenhurst, NY |
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What type of harassment? Typically it is referred to as cyberstalking.

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If you feel threatened then I would alert your local police department.

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I don't practice criminal law, but I believe communications of the type you are refering to "online" or by electronic means, would be covered under "aggravated harrassment" in the NY Penal Code.


Cyberstalking. Call the police.


You are referring to Aggravated Harassment or Stalking charges. Keep a record of them and call the police.

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