In what is believed to be one of the first cases of its kind a member of the public from Brighton has taken legal action against Facebook. The proceedings which received High Court backing on 30 May 2012 have been taken in order to reveal the identities of those responsible for a campaign of ‘on-line’ harassment.
The Guardian on line (8 June 2012) reported this particular case of cyberbullies; to read the article please click here.
Swiss-Tec Investigations are keen to support victims of crime and offer a range of services designed to meet individual needs, please visit our stalking and harassment page to obtain more details.
We recommend that if you receive threatening or abusive messages you should:-
- Keep messages – do not delete texts, emails etc
- Maintain a written chronology of events together with details of the impact they are having on you and others
- If the harassment continues or if you feel that you are in immediate threat, report the matter to your local police
- Tell someone who you can trust – do not suffer in silence