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Stalking Awareness Month

Myth: Only celebrities are stalked.
Fact: The vast majority of the 7.5 million people who are stalked each year are ordinary citizens.

Myth: If you ignore stalking, it will go away.
Fact: Stalkers seldom "just stop". Victims should seek help from law enforcement to stop the stalking.

Myth: Stalking is annoying but not illegal.
Fact: Stalking is a crame in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

Myth: You can't be stalked by someone you're dating.
Fact: If your "friend" tracks your every move in a way that causes you fear, that is stalking.

Myth: Technology is too expensive and confusing for most stalkers to use.
Fact: Stalkers can buy easy-to-use surveillance equipment for as little as $30.

Myth: If you confront the stalker, he or she will go away.
Fact: Confronting or trying to reason with a stalker can be dangerous. Get help.