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“For many years, stalkers got away with harassment as there were few laws to protect the innocent, and the laws that were available were highly ineffective. Stalkers thought they were immune from prosecution as there were no ‘stalker laws’ and harassment laws required a huge burden of proof and the ability to demonstrate a pattern […]

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“I’ll have an officer checking your business every few hours unless the situation escalates.” “There are many complex reasons why someone becomes drawn to stalking. Every situation is unique, but whatever motives your stalker, aim to keep all contact to a minimum. Any form of communication risks fueling his conviction that his attention is justified.” […]

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“Unless you’ve had reason to be concerned or involved in a stalking situation, most would agree with you feeling it was some wild Hollywood attention grab,” Detective Myerson told Maggy, “However, it is real, very real and happening much more frequently than you imagine.” “Because of the prevalence of stalking, several agencies have worked in […]

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“I’m sorry we have to meet under these circumstances.” “As am I.” “Can I get you some coffee, Detective?”  Maggy offered. “Thanks.” Maggy filled three cups with coffee and placed them on a tray along with chocolate chip cookies, cream and sugar, and returned to the living room.  Detective Myerson rose and took a cup […]

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“Police.” Cassy hurriedly explained the situation and a squad car was immediately dispatched arriving a few minutes later in a blaze of lights. Constable McKinney was with them.  “Ms. Jeffrey’s, this is your home?” “Yes.” “Have you been inside?” “I went to look but I didn’t go in,” Maggy explained. “Please stay here, while we […]

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“I’m relieved to hear that.” Her remarked was echoed on a sigh of relief. “It is a good sign, although it should have progressed faster than this.  Still, I am considerably relieved,” he informed her. “Continue these new drops as before, every hour.  We will re-evaluate on Friday when you come back.” “You know the […]

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“Your eyes playing tricks on you?” he asked. “Is that how you see it?” she asked. “These trips are playing havoc with my business and our lives.” “Cassy, it’s exceedingly important, essential you keep up your regular appointments.”  Hesitating for a fraction of a second he continued, “This disease is eye-sight threatening.” Stunned, she stared […]

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“Sure, whatever you like.” Since they were comfortably settled, Porsche hopped up and rubbed against Cassy’s hand, quickly settling himself across her lap demanding attention.  “Hello beautiful.”  Cassy absently patted him as the movie played and he gently nipped her fingers before relaxing into sleep while the movie played moving only when dinner arrived. Cassy […]

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After introducing herself, Cassy suggested he peruse the emails himself since words couldn’t describe what they’d seen and definitely carried more impact than hearing alone. He settled in front of the computer and brought up the emails.  He browsed several and finally said, “Yeah, this is disconcerting.  I need a copy of your emails.” “Sure.” […]

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