'Textual harassment' becomes new method of stalking; victims often pay for unwanted messages

  • Article by: CAROLYN THOMPSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 3, 2009 - 2:14 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The college student had endured months of online and cell phone harassment from her ex-boyfriend. She ignored the barrage of e-mails, changed her phone number and dismantled online profiles to cut him off.

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