How to Report Harassing Text Messages to the Police

Updated on March 21, 2017

"Harassment" is legally defined as repeated, unwanted contact. This contact can come in any form, from in-person contact to internet or phone communications. Harassment via text message is yet another form that can be very brutal, emotional and scary for the individual being harassed.

Harassment does not have to be threatening to be "harassing."

It can take the form of abusive messages or text message "spam." Regardless of the situation, it is not legal nor justified and you have the right to take action.

Here are the specific steps to take in order to report a case of text harassment.

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1. Save the Harassment Data

Depending on your phone, you may be able to take a "screenshot" of the data. If your phone is not capable of doing so, you can use a camera to take photos.

You will also want to "Lock" or "Protect" each harassing message. But you still must be sure to have backup copies in the event that something happens to your phone so your data is not lost.

2. Get Your Cell Phone Records

You should be able to login to your account and download your cell phone records. If you do not know how to access them, call your phone provider or Google Search "How to Get Phone Records for (Your Make/Model of Phone)." Be sure to save and also print the records that coincide with the harassment you are experiencing.

I suggest taking a highlighter and highlighting the exact lines on the records that show the harassment.

3. Compile All Evidence

The most important step (besides having all of your evidence) is to organize it in a fashion that makes it easy for police to navigate through. File folders might help.

Lay out all of your data by "type." For example, one folder will be your photo evidence, a second folder will be your print-outs of your cell phone records, a third folder can consist of the proof of all the efforts you have made to stop the harassment; such as evidence via screenshot of you telling the offender to "stop harassing me" as well as any other efforts you have taken.

Another folder can consist of any "history" you have had with the harasser. For example, if the harasser is a former friend or date; compiling evidence of the relationship-gone-bad and your decision to end the relationship is of great use to police. Any email correspondence, Facebook messages or other evidence you have that shows what led up to the harassment is very important.

You can opt to have as many folders as needed to provide police with all evidence in regard to your complaint. Be as thorough as possible. If the individual who is harassing you is also harassing others, it is imperative to gather evidence that links it all together.

"Harassment" is legally defined as repeated, unwanted contact. Harassment does not have to be threatening to be "harassing."

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4. Make an Index

The index above is an example of what is used in court to provide evidence. As you can see, it is laid out very clearly and easy to read. Label each of your folders to match the contents within and create an index similar to the one above that allows the detectives to go directly to the folder they need without digging through mounds of paper.

TIP: If you need to make "notes," write them onto a quarter-page size piece of paper and then staple the paper to the evidence that requires the note. An example of an important "note" would be: "On this page you will see where Mr. Doe began the harassment. In Folder #3 you will see that this is the same date that I ended my relationship with Mr. Doe."

I like to tab my folders so they are mega-simple to go through.

5. Make a Matching Copy for Yourself

It is mandatory (in my opinion) that you make an identical copy of what you are providing to police for yourself. You may not be able to get the files you turn over to law enforcement back for a very long time (if at all), depending on how far your case goes.

In the event that police need to speak to you about evidence, it is a breeze to pull out your matching copy and refer to "Folder #6, page #4, paragraph #2" and so on.

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6. Include Your Contact Information

Make sure you include your contact information on the very front of your binder or folder that contains your evidence. Do not limit your contact information to just your name and phone number. Include your address, email and an alternate contact phone number.

If you have information about your harasser (name, nick-names, aliases, email, address, etc), make this its own folder. Do not include this on the main page, as you do not want your evidence accidentally returned to your harasser instead of you.

7. Go to the Police

If you know where your harasser resides, you will need to go to law enforcement in their area, not yours, even if they live in the next city over.

When you enter the police station, ask to speak to a detective. Most likely you will need to explain your case briefly to the person working the front desk area. When providing your explanation keep it short and simple.

Speak clearly and without emotion. Stating things like "John Doe is a basket-case and psychopath who needs to be locked up!" is not effective and will not get you help any faster (even if John Doe is indeed a basket-case psycho who really does need to be locked up).

Instead, use keywords that explain your issue, such as "John Doe began severely harassing me through text messages on (date). I have asked him to cease numerous times. The harassment has became worse and I am now fearful for my safety as well as my family's safety. I have brought all of the corresponding evidence of John's harassment with me."

If you are unable to speak to a detective, be sure to get a business card for both the officer and detective. If business cards are not available, record the officer's name and the detective's name as well as the detective's phone number.

Providing the harassment doesn't get "worse" (meaning John Doe doesn't make a threat like "I am going to kill you tonight"), wait a few days then follow up directly with the detective.

An Important Issue About Cyber Crime

Unfortunately, many cities and/or states are still learning how to address cyber bullying, internet harassment, SMS / text harassment, and so on. The reason for this is because before the internet become a tool to harass and threaten, police were given "jurisdictions" and each law enforcement agency operated within their jurisdiction.

When a "crime" occurs on the internet, many law enforcement officials do not know how specifically to deal with the issue since the crime occurred online. "Cyber space" is not in a specific jurisdiction.

For more information, read What Happens After Text Message Harassment is Reported to Police.

How to Stop Phone Harassment

You can register your numbers on the national "Do Not Call" list by phone or on the Internet for free.

  1. To register via the Internet, go to www.donotcall.gov .
  2. To register by phone, call 1-888-382-1222 (voice) or 1-866-290-4236 (TTY). You must call from the phone number you wish to register.

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      Madhusmita dutta 

      10 hours ago

      A guy calls me continuously and irritates me without exposing his name

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      GEORGINA 

      5 days ago

      My fiances ex keeps messaging us both as group chat using different phone numbers on a daily. She is not threatening us or anything but she is annoying as hell. We block the numbers daily and she keeps making new numbers and texting us. My fiance is getting ready to file a police report. Will it be validated since she hasn't text with her number?

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      Marie 

      10 days ago

      I am being harassed by some idiot who thinks it funny

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      Linda Largent 

      11 days ago

      My name is Linda Largent and I'm being harassed by my old landlord just because we didn't we could not pay our rent because my dad got cut off his security Social Security disability and so we wasn't able to pay her and I cleaned the apartment for her she said it was good it was done is paid off why she kept her stuff and now she wants to claim that she wants she's going to go to court for a small claim court I don't know something that she's arresting me everything

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      Brandy 

      12 days ago

      I was put in a group chat and i dont know who they are. I cant block them or leave the group. I read some of the other people scam complaints here and i reconize the same numbers. Could someone help me or us to stop this.

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      Naheed 

      2 weeks ago

      Sir i want to report a cell number,the wommen is calling and texting on my husband's number.please help me what to do.if i can have the address of that number ??

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      Jmn 

      3 weeks ago

      Numerous times told police 4000 plus texts in 3 years they really don’t want to act. Emails texts etc.

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      Kathy Smith 

      6 weeks ago

      I have teport on them her name is beverly she want morexgift cards i told no and i have my momeyband ipad tgat belong to my but theybwant more cards like amazon gift cards tgey will get arrest it she work at government companu tgat is a scammerc

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      Janique Bramble 

      7 weeks ago

      I keep get harassing by this number 571-441-2451 and 804-401-7186 I need help they stole my I’d and money this scam

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      Janique brambe 

      7 weeks ago

      I keep having this scam number keep harassing me 804-401-7186 and other one 571-441-2451 please help scam me and lost money from this

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      nibedita 

      2 months ago

      one boy harrasement .plz help me

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      Colletta Parker 

      2 months ago

      I'm tired of people if i did key the wrong thing in soWHAT i have one dammm eye

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      Nat 

      2 months ago

      Thairs a guy on this dateing site and he is realy starting to scare me!!!!! He keeps threatning me and sexuly harrasing me!!!! But i dont have a phone to contact the athoritys!!!!!! Im scared and i need help! Please!!!!!!!

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      Taylor 

      3 months ago

      I messaged a girl I don’t know and said my age and where I’m from and asked if we could be friends then she said if I didn’t go away she would get her husband to arrest me for harassing girls. What I did is that called harassment or am I just being paranoid

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      Saffy565 

      5 months ago

      Ignore this threat. It is most likely a scam.

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      Riro 

      6 months ago

      Some guy using this number 0610810162 has been harrassing me for over a week now stealing my photos from my social media pages which I ended up making private now he threatens if I don't meet and sleep with him he is gonna post my pictures on YouTube I find this very psychotic, thing is I run my business via social media including having magnets with my name, number and email address on kindly please assist in a situation like this

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      Teresa 

      6 months ago

      Taki, I read your message and it broke my heart that you feel your parents to know you are gay, it's hard to tell them - I am a parent of a gay son and I am certain he may have feared the same. My guess is if you ignore him, eventually he will just go away and stop contacting you. It's doubtful that he would go to his friends at the police department it is just a scare tactic. If would he continues to call, ask your parents to have your cell phone number changed. You can be vague about why you requesting a new number if you are ot ready for that conversation with your parents. You have a right to change your mind about your feelings so never feel bad about that. Hope you find the courage to eventually talk to your parents, I bet they will be more understanding than you think. Best of Luck!

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      taki 

      6 months ago

      i was texting to this guy because he seemed nice. i was sorta interested and said later i just want to be friends to see how it goes. he replies so many times "Can't wait for you to be with us". so i tried making a lie to get out of it. till later on i told the truth that it just wasn't gonna work because i got freaked out. Then he says he has friends in the police department place. that he filed report of harassment and that i will be contacted and stuff...and that freaked me out because i don't want my parents to know i am gay. and he says sorry whats done is done and there is nothing he can do. I told him sorry that he is crazy but it was not his right to get me out like that. and now im freaking out. i dont want to go to jail, nor do i want my parents to know that i am gay. They will kick me out of the house and have nothing to do with me. and i really don't know what to do. we were traveling through the town and he lives somewhere else. was on Grindr. i regret giving him my number. please if anyone knows what to do tell me...do you think the police will really get me? over something stupid just because i changed my mind? he says it cause i spammed him and changed story when all i was doing was freaking out and wanted nothing. he had 2 phones and i didn't know what to do. blocking didn't seem like the way because he messaged me right away with the second phone. and that just freaked me out even more. i told him bye and leave me alone and he responds no way not till you tell me why. and i would tell him... but nothing was good enough. so now i just dont know what to do! im freaking out n my heart is racing and im scared.

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      Joy 

      7 months ago

      my ex said in a text that he was gonna make me kill myself. i still dont know why he wants me dead tho. i even asked him why but he seem to doesnt know how to answer the question. all i can say is that i dated an actual retard

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      Aiden 

      7 months ago

      Someone randomly gave me my first name, my discord username, and told me that they are always watching me, i need some help. I did not put any private info anywhere visible. I recodnize them from small clues they gave me, but i did not want this person having my personal cell phone number that i think was given out by my freind. Please i need help.

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      Eli Jones 

      8 months ago

      Got a threat from a person claimig he was going through academy soon. Youtube name is The Legendary one, has made threats and conduct unbecoming of an officer of law. Actually he posted the threat on a police network channel no less. Any help would be appreciated.

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      Shenaye Green 

      8 months ago

      I been saying this for years to this old guy name Steven r I told him at work I don’t what anything to do with him I even went to the police station and told the police that he been harassing me for so long and he 45 and I 31 I don’t what him at all i just what to move on and go work happy end of story

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      Judy 

      9 months ago

      Some one by the name of Bryan is sending hate messages. Don't

      know him. If I get anymore, I WILL report him to the police!

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      Rukku 

      11 months ago

      Iam harassing by someone with different us number s and fake Facebook account text MSG's and my pics are with him he is blackmailing me he want some money otherwise he will put my pics in internet plzzz help me what should I do

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      A duck walked up to a lemonade stand 

      12 months ago

      So i was just scrolling threw facebook and looking at people that went to school with me and adding them not even caring just adding well about twenty minutes in i got two texts fdom diffrent girls saying they are going to beat my arse but other word because i facebook friend their boyfriend.

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      Rock 

      12 months ago

      Hi my sister and her friends have been harassing me on facebook but the thing is i'm not on face book i had to go off face book cause i would block her and she would start up another face book under the name of a guy called ritchie campbell to harass my friends.

      I'M in the Music Industry so i meet well known people well some of these people would go on my husbands face book and and say something nice about me or my sister would fake fake under her fake profile which my I T Guy from work found out it was her and my friend started up a personal face book celebrity and he mentions me my sister and her friends start thinking its me

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      Kpa 

      12 months ago

      Ive been experiencing harrassment from my girlfriend and its giving me a stress depression metal torture what can i do?

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      bwz 

      12 months ago

      i'm a chinese live in Canada, i received plenty of harassing texts from my college classmates, she's also a chinese. She texted me in chinese and one of the worst texts is" if you dare to pretend to be pathetic, using others, love and help. i dare to kill you" . her words doesn't make sense because she usually texts me after she smoking weed. i don't know what should i do now...

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      Sharun Houston 

      12 months ago

      I don't think or know you can help but: someone is sending pictures of naked women. I have tried but do not see a call back number. i did see "priss.com " - looked it up but nothing these.

      I guess nothing can be done if I can not find out how to stop it - cant stop it if unknown how it started.

      Thank you

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      okay 

      12 months ago

      In California you basically have to be in the intensive care with multiple broken bones and and on a ventilator before a judge will give you a restraining order.

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      Nicole Vandeveere 

      13 months ago

      i want to had sex with anyone isther anyone there?my personal info find me Nicole Vandeveere 5035609772 1448 NE Galloway McMinnville OR 97128 nvandeveere@onlinemac.com

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      Ed 

      13 months ago

      I reported to the police harassing and threatening text messages and showed them - police does nothing. In NYC.

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      unknown 

      13 months ago

      my lilltle sister has been get these textmessages from these girls at school who have been bulling her from freshman year till now shes about to graduate from high school and now these girls are texting her to kill herself now one wants and and all that every single day we went to the police and her school & the school district and they wont take any actions on this situation unless she actually hurts her self the school board and the police department have swept it under the rug all this time and we dont know what else to do

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      sheena rushton 

      14 months ago

      My family is harming me and saying I should go home with them when i said no i choose my kids first! but the thing is I deleted some texts because they upsetting me but still have the ones who dissing my partner in spam folder and one screen shoot of my sisters bf threatening to kill my partner and trying to get him locked up for something he didn't do! There no proof of my partner hitting me and my sisters and her bf just want me be single mom and live with them! 1 I'm a Muslim and I not living in a unsafe house what is a mess and have rats there and my mums dead ashes still in her room! my name is not there on the housing list and second my kids need to grow up with there dad and have family/friends close to them! Deborah and Tracy my sisters do not like my partner! I told them my kids come first and they keep saying my "mum" would be ashamed of me just because im caring mum to my kids. I want it to stop because I'm pregnant and my sisters are stressing me out and so is my Sisters bf.. he says he's a cop and he going to lock up my partner! Even tho there is no proof of that! He been arrested today and I fed up and just want to sort this out

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      Shannon Bickel 

      14 months ago

      My ex has a mother that is out of this world. She texts me every day calling me names and giving me her unwanted opinions that she has because she has been made peivvy to intimate details of my marriage that she should have never had any knowledge of. I have never responded and I have tried blocking her from my telephone several times and reporting it as spam. It continues. Just this morning I got a text because I refuse to file taxes with an emotionally abusive man, and it is in the best interest of myself and my family of I do not spend a day with him. How do I end this?

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      Christy 

      14 months ago

      He constantly telling me I have to send 200 to claim money. Try telling him I don't have it. I'm victim of 2 scams he won't stop until I say OK I send it. I block his number from calling only to get back to back text telling me how bad a person I am. What can I do?

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      Your name 

      14 months ago

      This girl keeps saying she’s going to be outside my school to beat me up

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      Laneisha Allen 

      15 months ago

      These kids are harassing me saying their gonna beat me up and they constantly keep calling my phone

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      A.S. 

      15 months ago

      I’m being text harassed by a member of the Air Force in my area. I’m not affiliated with the military at all. I responded to an online ad for something and when it appeared I was no longer interested, they said they have high security clearance and can can contact any of my family members and my job stating they know where I work, even though it was never brought up.

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      Gloria Aviugana 

      15 months ago

      I am being harassed via text

      Saying I should expect a visit

      Buddy will deal with me and if I do as he says he will spare me

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      April Rhodes 

      15 months ago

      He has made over 100 accounts of me, sex messages acting like me, harassing my friend's, and shut down all accounts I try to make but now can't even make one cause he hacks them and acts like me...he is on them now and I can't stop him!

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      Gionnis A. Lopez 

      15 months ago

      I am receiving threatening text messages from some Spanish person, I am also Spanish.

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      gwen 

      15 months ago

      i receive threatening text messages

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      James Martinez 

      17 months ago

      I am being threatened saying me and my wife will soon be visited. And our lives may come to an end.

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      Lena Young 

      17 months ago

      I am receiving threatening text message

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      Mary 

      17 months ago

      I'm being bullied by a radio personality, who doesn't know me, but had my Pilice record in Alabama pulled ( a PI) and posted it on her social media, where she also does her news briefs. She added her own commentary about me and the radio station, thinks nothing of this! With her having almost 5000 faithful followers, I'm worried about my children's life.. why the bully, # wjyhaye

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      It's affecting my PTSD 

      17 months ago

      I am being bullied by a person in San Diego through Facebook Messenger. Repeatedly calls me unethical names and in some instances encourage others to harass and bully me via phone and internet. He has Sprint. I told the police and they claim first amendment

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      Mamello 

      17 months ago

      My ex boyfriend he is threatening me to post my naked picture he took while I was in the shower. Am so stressed out as m in the middle of my exam's. Please help

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      Steven Cote 

      18 months ago

      Hello my name is Steven Cote from the Young Mens Shelter on 433 Cooper Street in Ottawa we have been harrassing people from our Telus texting phone isn't it funny how we have a TEXTING phone we use our texting phone to harrass people and we think its very funny we lie to the police that its the youth when its really us staff that are doing it we lied to the police because we didn't want to get arressted or shutdown but I know I can trust to tell you guys at Text Now we use your app everyday to harrass people making death threats to strangers we hate our jobs so we find it as a great way to pass the time Carl the staff at the Youth Services Bureau on 147 Besserer Street has been harrassing people telling strangers via text messages we want to kill them and we text people that we see them threw their bedroom windows and we text people saying we want to stab you we find this entertaing its what we do at the Youth services Bureau on 147 besserer street in Ottawa if you think im joking why dont you check if theres any Text Now or Text Me or Text + or Text 1st accounts or apps being used from our address me and Carl and Sari and Alex and Chip McHugh go home after work and we wait until 1am and 2am then we harrass people early in the morning from Text Now to disturb people from sleeping Carl the staff at Ysb also works at the YMCA shelter and works night shift there and texts people harrasses people during night shift me Steven Cote and Carl love harrassing people from Text Now during night shift so theres less employees working around us so people can't catch us as easy smart huh Carl has been harrassing people at 1am and 2am and waking people up from  their sleep we love doing this at Ysb we love to harrass cause it gives us a blast :) please dont call the police on Carl as Carl is a serious hacker and fruadster and Carl has been stealing peoples cell phone account numbers and hacking peoples cell phone but I trust that you will keep this confidetiall Chip McHugh has been texting people from Text now aswell he ussually waits until midnight 12am to harrass people Chip McHugh and Carl told me its better to wait till people are sleeping to harrass them so I Steven Cote shall harrass at midnight then 

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      jennlaz 

      19 months ago

      Our teenage daughter is being text harassed by an ex-boyfriend who is now out of school. We have had some, but limited help from the police. Our biggest challenge is that after the first few messages on the guy's actual phone, the new messages are from "fake" phone numbers. There are apps out there so you can send anyone a text and the app generates a "fake" phone account so there is no way for you to respond or to trace the phone number shown. Very aggravating. The police seem only willing to help if we can PROVE it was the ex. The language and the messages indicate it is he, but we cannot prove it. Any suggestions?

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      Jennifer Medina 

      19 months ago

      I am

      Being harassed daily about 7-10 times from 9 am to 6 pm

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      Donna 

      19 months ago

      My partner has just hit me

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      tamin 

      19 months ago

      How can you be harassed by text messages when you have the option to block a person?

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      DON TRUJILLO 

      19 months ago

      CONSTANT CALLS . SAME QUESTION . WILL NOT TAKE OFF PHONE LIST. 773-492-6146 NOWHERE TO TELL SOME ONE TO DO SOMETHING. WHEN I DO NOTHING IS DONE. FORGET IT NOTHING CAN BE DONE. YOU JUST HAVE TO ENDURE ALL 30 TO 80 CALLS A DAY IN MANY CASES IT SAME PPL WHO NEVER LISTEN EVEN IF YOU DO NOT ANSWER 80 CALLS A DAY COUNT THEM

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      ally 

      20 months ago

      person who hasn't worked with me in 2 years has started sending me hate email out of the blue- cursing, calling me vial and racial names. I've asked him to stop via email, but he is relentless and I feel his rage escalating with each email I don't respond to. What can I legally do? Restraining order, police report etc.

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      Alma 

      20 months ago

      I am being harassed by a friends friend or ex girlfriends, but they text from numerous numbers on a app? what can i do file a police report?

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      susan 

      20 months ago

      im being harrased by my ex husbands new girlfriend by constant and abuse texts regarding my severly disabled daughter.shes using my ex husbands fone and i dont know what to do.i have told them both to stop

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      Tazmeen 

      20 months ago

      I am 13 and I am sexually harassed by some anonymous. Every day late night messages on instagram. He even sended me two dick pics. I was very sick for the past 2-3 days . He keeps on telling me that he want to sex chat with me or live chat. So please some one help me what to do .

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      Shanice Branford 

      20 months ago

      My ex is threatening me to put my nudes on Facebook and YouTube and he said if I don't give him 200 dollars by tomorrow he is gonna post them

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      Jyoti Jha 

      20 months ago

      I need suggestion about abusing on text that how can I stop it.

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      celeste perez 

      20 months ago

      i am being threatened by a girl name Chasity Hudson and i feel like it will never stop

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      Grace 

      21 months ago

      This girl named Tatum and Elizabeth have been bugging me. They verbally abuse me when they know I didn't do anything. If anybody has some advice I'd love to hear it

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      MOTHER IS BEING TEXT ABUSED BY HER TEEN 

      21 months ago

      MY 16 YER OLD TEXT ME ABUSIVE THINGS OVER THE PAST YEAR AT FIRST I LET IT GO AS A GOOD PARENT DOES FOR ABOUT A YEAR NOW. LOTS OF EVENTS HAVE TAKEN PLACE. LOTS OF DRUGS, POLICE, TEACHERS, I CAN'T TAKE IT Anymore. I WANT IT TO STOP BUT AS A PARENT WHERE CAN I DRAW THE LINE OF MAKING HER SEE THIS. THERE IS DRUG ABUSE POLICE TELL ME KEEPING HER PHONE IS AWAY OF FINDING HER. IM AT A LOSS, DO I PRESS CHARGES. WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CHILD IS THE ABUSIVE ONE, I CAN'T BE THE ONLY ONE OUT THERE!!!!!...SIGNED...SO HELPLESS

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      Judy Blevins 

      21 months ago

      We text back and forth she didn't say dont text back . But they take me to court cause said they new prominent people and the DA said that to my lawyer I heard him and my lawyer repeated what he said to me . Then I went ahead and got 9 months probation . When went to propation office that had her and her husband on my case ..My was with Heather McDaniel cause my say we're spending time with her while her husband was at work and it broke us up and I did say things on text just out of hurt my him and her .

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      Anonymous 

      22 months ago

      Before having blocked my ex friend due to harassment on all forms of communication and even on my husbands forms I threatened that I would do something about it if she didn't stop. And then blocked her. Can she take to legal action even though she was harassing my husband and I. Or does that count as self defense.

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      Chris 

      22 months ago

      Getting messages from gang members saying they wanna kill me theirs been about 7 deaths in my city now should i be worried?

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      callum apps 

      22 months ago

      Konrad is a member of the westlands school in sittinbourne kent, he is a year 9 student who harassed another student and threatened to hit them with a keyboard. Can something be done about this?

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      Kelly 

      22 months ago

      This woman is sending messages to my Facebook account about having an affair with my husband and also singing to me and laughing. She don't stop calling my husband what I should do

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      Chris 

      22 months ago

      For real just stop yall its not a big deal just block delete or just stop getting on there phones are people's life now a days

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      Jane doe 

      22 months ago

      For crying out loud, people! Unless you want the drama, change your phone numbers!

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      Jo 

      23 months ago

      Someone is accusing me of something they said I did or said and they are sending me "harrasing" texts. I don't know this person. What do I do?

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      Jamie Clement 

      23 months ago

      I am on Instagram for a few days and I keep getting texts from a man his insta name is resool_m and I am telling him to stop but he is persistent.......he keeps asking me to send nude pics of my parts..... I told him stop it I need help!!!!!!

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      Bela 

      23 months ago

      This girl Lindsey told me to go to hell and I just left it alone and I said say whatever you want nothing can hurt me then she said fuck you

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      23 months ago

      My Dad has been sending my 12 yo sister abusive texts for months.

      He is in a new relationship, and my sister doesn't want anything to do with his new girlfriend, so my Dad sends her selfies of him and his girlfriend, and texts her with insults about our mum and even about my sister.

      He sends my sister threats about her pets and says he will marry the woman and replace her with a new child - we have the messages to prove it. It has been going on for months, and my sister is acting up because of it.

      To be honest, my dad is very manipulating and vindictive, and I get the impression his new girlfriend is too.

      She has moved herself in to our family home after only a few months, and now no one can visit my dad, or visit the house we grew up in. It just feels like things have gone really mental, and we just want him to leave us all alone now.

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      chris molina 

      23 months ago

      there is a guy alway's texting me and he alway's harasinq me every minute.. and am scared the way he act.. so wierd he even said that he is alway's watching me...

      please help me....

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      Ms. 

      23 months ago

      Fir months I've been stalked and afraid for my life I've went to police call agency's no help they gave been in my house and I have a daughter they have taken over my phone follow me every where I gave s/d cars license plates numbers pictures where do I go

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      MARIA 

      24 months ago

      hello can ya help me out

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      Carrie 

      24 months ago

      I have ignored this person for several months. I never met him we started talking online. He text me Hey or Hey Sexy consistently. I never reply he also will tell me to go to bed which is strange. It may seem minor but it bothers me he keeps doing it he goes straight to spam and when I check he left me messages everyday. Its creepy and concerning because of the fact I never reply but it continues....

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      Jamie 

      2 years ago

      A former friend keeps calling me after I cut off my friendship with her. Her name's Irene Kim. She wants me to return her calls, but I keep declining them. She needs to leave me alone.

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      Private 

      2 years ago

      This guy called me with a very sketchy voice asking where I lived saying that he was new to the neighborhood and wanted to meet me in person. This experience was very scary as he was just trying to find where I lived while also giving no information about himself. I tried saying no but he kept asking for my address so I hung up on him but he tried calling me again and I am very scared that this guy might be dude trying to rob or harm me. What should I do?

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      Richard Wolkind 

      2 years ago

      I constantly get calls from a California area code. When I answer, no one replies. The phone number is 209 676 4438.

      I have called the number several times with the same results: It keeps ringing and then a busy tone

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      go to the police 

      2 years ago

      go to the police

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      claudia Ortiz 

      2 years ago

      Some ex-girlfriend of a guy am dating keeps stalkin me and treading me and keeps making fake profiles on fb with my name and pictures of mine...but not only that am scared because she's been mentioning that she will hurt my 3yearold daughter. ..she keeps saying that my sentence of death it's on...and that she will soon take revenge against me hurting my child what should I do please help.

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      MAE ANN 

      2 years ago

      my ex threaten me a scry message and he tell me I'm a scammer wht should I do ??? Pls help me

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      Katester 

      2 years ago

      My little sister just ended a bad relationship, his family is texting her and calling being lewd. She wants to know if this is enough for her to go to police with. It's happening everyday and even though she has asked them to stop they continue on. What is the best steps to take?

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      tony haru 

      2 years ago

      did you know,don wood knows to hack into hiroo\s yahoo mail? at the sterling club community center in white plains every time hiroo meets don,in the morning he accuses him!

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      Taylor 

      2 years ago

      The elephant in the room is not at all being addressed in this article. That elephant is (a) you can block a sender from sending you further text messages, and (b) non-threatening text messages, even if unwanted, are not necessarily a police matter. Obviously the person got the cell phone number somehow, and in a vast majority of cases it is because the number was given to the person sending the text messages from the recipient.

      I had an ex and her best friend call the cops on me nearly 20 times over sending text messages. What were the text messsages about? The text messages I sent to the ex were offering for her to come get her remaining stuff, saying I'd leave some outside if she didn't want to see me but some things that would be wrecked by moisture she'd have to at least tell me when to put them out. To the friend? Well the friend was secretly sexing up my roommate and hiding her face, then they broke up and she wanted to talk to me. A month later I told the friend that she gave my ex VD (bisexual girls) and then the police ended up coming yet again. Once the friend called me, I called her back on a different line due to a problem with my cellphone, her next phone call was to he police.

      When you bare in mind that I never sent a single threatening text message to either of these two (honestly, I am friends with almost all of my exes and wouldnt mind remaining friends with her) this was a tremendous waste of police resources.

      Its called "grow up". If someone texts you that they are going to kill you, hurt you, or damage your property, that is a police matter. If someone is sending you some text messages that you just don't like or don't want, delete them, ignore them, block them, or maybe the reason you don't like them is because it's actually the truth a and maybe you are in the wrong.

      I have been broken up with this girl for nearly 6 months, I rarely even try to contact her; the only reason I contacted her friend was because she contacted me, and I have had 20 police visits to my house. Most of the time the police are quietly chuckling because it's such a waste of time.

      This ex landed herself in jail high on crystal methamphetamine, which was completely out of character, two weeks before we broke up. She lost her phone, ID, wallet, keys, everything. Then when her new phone got wiped she (you guess it) called the police on me. I dont even know her password.

      Stop wasting police resources over a few text messages. I dont care if someone is sending you 300 text messages a day it's still a complete waste of the police's time. Block them? Maybe change your number? Ignore them? Or maybe if there is some reality to them you might just address them? Just because someone is sending you something you dont like is not a police matter.

      A threat, verbal or text or in person is a very real concern, and if you think that the threat is credible yes definitely go to the police. Otherwise, just don't give your bloody number out to people you dont want to talk to or who you dont want to have contact with, and if you made the mistake of giving a person your number who becomes a person like that then take advantage of the many free and instant ways of terminating their ability to contact you.

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      Kim 

      2 years ago

      My brother is totally over the edge hates my husband so continues to send the most disgusting texts my husband suffers depression and takes these texts on board

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      Chris 

      2 years ago

      Good article

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      Christy 

      2 years ago

      I have a number texting me just "Hey" every time & i've told them to leave me alone several times. he said if we can date. i said ur not dating my 7 yr old daughter. he still won't leave me alone, hes out of atlanta ga. Ive told him im going to report him & he still won't leave me alone.

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      Verena 

      2 years ago

      Someone who I have no idea who it is, 214-919-5428 saying they are my husband of 30 years girlfriend is harassing me, with watch your back, don't start your car, threatening everyone in my entire house. At first I ignored it when they said for me to leave their husband alone as I figured they had wrong person....but then they gave personal information, our names, address, etc....told me to kill myself....i may have even thought seriously it could be a real girlfriend so I responded with personal questions that anyone with my husband would have to know, and they couldn't answer those so figure it's someone playing games with our lives. My phone, and ipad have both been hacked by someone for months now, and someone goes in my FB too, not to mention I see numerous stuff in my browsers that I never looked up. Most of this information this person has told me could have been found out if they have hacked my stuff. I've tried unsuccessfully to do reverse lookups.

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      Erin 

      2 years ago

      People please, if someone is harassing you, either by phone, Internet, messaging app, Facebook, etc.....just follow the tips in this article. My 14 year old sons "friend" from school has been harassing me through a messaging app for several hours now for seemingly no reason. I just got a message from this kid out of the blue. He is showing no signs of stopping, either. I asked him to stop. He responds by saying "I know who you are!!" Well good for him *sarcasm*..... I then said I would be speaking to his parents about his behavior, again asked him to stop harassing me and that I would no longer respond to his harassing messages. And I HAVEN'T! The thing is, if you ask someone to stop harassing you and they keep doing it, do NOT respond any further because that is what they want. They want to get a reaction out of you and they will try to get you to lash out at them any way they can so that they can make it seem like YOU are immature, crazy and that YOU are the one that's harassing THEM. So again I say.....follow the tips in the article! It does help.

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      Caitlin 

      2 years ago

      I'm 12 and this person has been saying stuff about me and threatening me and bullying me because of my race and it's been going on for 3 weeks

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      anon 

      2 years ago

      My sons half sisters mother keeps texting me from different numbers warnig me to sto bringing my son over to his grandmothers on the days her sister is there and texts me often. I never respond. The kids are two months apart my son is the oldest. His father and I grew up together went to prom everything. This young lady is delusional. Sadly my sons father and his family were complete jerks throughout my pregnancy. They did not tell me about the girl until my 8th month. I was devastated. I got over it moved on and i take care of my son. I have a distant relationship with the family but always allow my son to come over when they ask. Idk how she got my number and his family say they are sorry. Its like they accept her behavior just so she wont keep her daughter away. I didbt ask for this. She is directing her anger at the wrong person. She needs to stop and grow up.

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      Anna 

      2 years ago

      My ex landlord is saying that I owe him 275 dollars for painting the walls a color that he did not like. He wanted green, not white so he repainted them and is trying to charge me for the green paint. I told him that I will pay him and be patient but he took it to another level. He calls me whore, bitch and tells me that he is going to kill me. He repeatedly leaves messages telling me that he is going to get me and just wait. This has been going on for three to four months. He texted that he is going to kill me so I am saving the texts.

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      autumn 

      2 years ago

      a girl on my cheer squad is threatening me text and she is threating to beat me up and says she is going to tell everyone at school stuff and wont stop texting me

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      tony haru 

      2 years ago

      hiroo,is gettling lots of prank calls,and text messages on his cellphone! even from Washington dc area code 202,703,even nyc

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      Laura Casale 

      2 years ago

      My ex got an FRO against me and is misusing it to threaten me. He tries to force me to break it. He's harassing me now.do I have any recourse?

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      Sara Kent 

      2 years ago

      Just as my instinct had told me, but was too blinded by love...my husband is sleeping with my best friend. O God! He is even in love with her. I even was informed about this by an attendant at one of the grocery stores I patronize, but rebuked her rudely and angrily because I taught she had an eye on my husband. Times went on and days went past...I was living a life of ''blinded by love''. My husband and I have been married for 3 years now and I was surprised when I found out he has been living a ''happily married life'' of presence and deceit with me just because of my financial flamboyancy. This was how I found out about them (my husband and my best friend)...There was going to be a dinner for couples that resided in the estate, since it was the estate feast day. But I was down with an unknown illness so I told my husband that we wouldn't be able to make it to the dinner due to my condition and he agreed (this was on a Monday morning and the dinner was dated for Friday). The next day, I called my dad and complained to him about my illness which the doctor had examined and told me there wasn't anything wrong with me, of which i knew wasn't true because I was going through hell inside of my body. My dad told me not to worry and asked me to contact our long time known herbal doctor (Dr. Payo Shalo) (who has been God sent to my family in terms of spiritual help; he helped cure my dad off cancer, my mom off fibroid, my brother was awarded a contract with the world bank, just by his spells) on his email (payospiritsshalospells''AT''yahoo''DOT''com) which I did. I didn't get a reply from him till Thursday morning which he explained and blamed on his busy schedules with other of his customers that sought spiritual help. We swung into actions with the procedures of getting me cured of this unknown killer disease that was bent on getting rid of my life. I did all I was instructed by the doctor (herbal). On Friday morning, my husband woke up and told me he was going to be away for about 3 days on a business conference. When he left, I contacted the doctor for the final rites. When everything was done, by 1:45pm just as the doctor had promised, I was well again. I called my dad and informed him about this miracle. I went to my parent’s house which I haven't been able to do in a long while because of the illness...everyone was happy. I was with my parents till evening, and after having dinner with them, I went to bed. Just as I was going to sleep, I got a call from a neighbor in my estate telling me that she could just see my husband with another lady at the estate's dinner for couples. I couldn't believe what she was telling me. Immediately, I drove to the venue and my eyes saw my ears... my husband just leaving in his car with my best friend. I couldn't believe my eyes, so I tailed them for about 15mins and they drove into a hotel...hmmm. I went back to my apartment and without hesitation I called Dr. Payo Shalo and told him of what I just found out. I told him I needed an urgent spell to make my husband develop sudden hatred for my best friend and immediately come back to me as soon as then. The doctor told me what to do, late that night, I got everything done. At about 3:18am on Saturday morning, my door opened. Who is this in my house this early? ...My husband? In tears, he is confessing all he had been doing with my best friend and asking me to forgive him and accept him as the husband he used to be ... I wept my eyes out. I immediately forgave him for I love him with all my heart. Now, my husband and I are living faithfully to each other and my illness, gone forever. Are you in need of any kind of spiritual, medical, financial help? Please contact Dr. Payo Shalo on the above email address for your rapid solutions. (Re-write the email in its right form)

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