Wethersfield woman gangstalked

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#42 Dec 11, 2012
Banality of evil
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Banality of evil is a phrase used by Hannah Arendt in the title of her 1963 work Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.[1] Her thesis is that the great evils in history generally, and the Holocaust in particular, were not executed by fanatics or sociopaths, but by ordinary people who accepted the premises of their state and therefore participated with the view that their actions were normal.

Explaining this phenomenon, Edward S. Herman has emphasized the importance of "normalizing the unthinkable." According to him, "doing terrible things in an organized and systematic way rests on 'normalization.' This is the process whereby ugly, degrading, murderous, and unspeakable acts become routine and are accepted as 'the way things are done.'"
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East Hartford, CT

#43 Dec 12, 2012
A Special Place In Hell wrote:
There is one TI that has written extensively about their experiences with Group Stalking.
And, yes, their was a probate attorney they believed was involved.
and which lawyer & article you posted did that entail?
i've read nightmares about Probate Lawyers from Connecticut.

Makes sense, the town of East Hartford is where one HAS to write to, to complain about an unethical, or unprofessional lawyer.
Obviously the public servants of East Hartford just ignore the complaints.
sonny76er

East Hartford, CT

#44 Dec 12, 2012
We've heard some troubling incidents from relatives who used Leone, Throwe, Teller & Naigle for Probate Attorneys in East Hartford.

Sounds like Connecticut is not a safe place to retire if the Probate System is that corrupt.

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#45 Dec 12, 2012
This forum is in regards to Organized Stalking.

As far as any complaints or concerns you may have, you may want to contact the American Bar Association and/or the Attorney General.

There is also a columnist at the Hartford Courant who has written extensively about the problematic Probate system in Connecticut. His name is Rick Green.

Best of luck.

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#46 Dec 12, 2012
George Zimmerman a Group Stalker?

Shocking Neighborhood Watch Groups Conducting Witch Hunts Throughout America.

A shocking hate crime is affecting over 66,000 citizens of the United States and is becoming prevalent worldwide. What is it and what can be done about it.

A new form of criminal harassment has erupted throughout America. The phenomenon is known as group stalking, organized stalking, cause stalking, or stalking by proxy.

All of these are monikers for the organized, wide-spread criminal stalking and harassment of an individual by multiple persons.

Group stalking is generally a “witch hunt” and doesn’t really differ too much from the witch hunts of centuries past. Only the methods of punishment differ. Techniques for modern day organized stalking are believed to have been developed by the KKK in the early 1990′s. The difference now is that the hate groups will target virtually anybody, for any perceived reason.

MJ Mack, the author of the e-book “Overcome Group Stalking Now”, says “group stalking is unthinkable to most of the population, and we can’t really blame them for not wanting to hear about it. Nobody wants to know that their life could be destroyed as easily as the snap of a
finger, for little or no reason. They certainly don’t want to know that they could be targeted, bullied and harassed for years if they cross paths with the wrong person.

But the fact is, in the US, it’s estimated that there are over 66,000 victims of this form of criminal harassment. And those are the ones that are reported. Cases are not reported for various reasons, but many times members of law enforcement are involved, rendering victims with no recourse, and thus the stalking can go on indefinitely.”

The author has been antagonized and harassed in this manner for over 15 years. The stalking began when a former friend felt slighted. Almost immediately a character assassination campaign was launched. What followed was a nightmare, as pets were kidnapped and tortured, clients and jobs were lost, and co-workers, family and friends were “recruited” to join in with the abuse.

MJ says that the groups are merciless, and every attempt is made to infiltrate family and social circles in order to isolate the victim from emotional support. Once isolated, the harassment will escalate in an attempt to “break” the victim psychologically.“It’s a psychological game with a goal of driving the target to either mental breakdown or suicide” she says.

Often the stalking is accompanied by workplace mobbing, whereby a ganging up on an individual by co-workers—subordinates or superiors—is implemented in order to force someone out of the workplace. Participants use rumor, innuendo, intimidation, humiliation, and isolation in order to accomplish their goal

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#47 Dec 12, 2012
Why is this happening?

If you go on the internet and do a search for group stalking, you will come across all sorts of ideas and conspiracy theories that seem far from center. But the more you read, the more it will become apparent that at the very least, networks of people are operationally showing up to harass, watch and take part in group stalking. They seem to be made up of neighborhood watch vigilante groups, groups of friends-turned-stalkers, police and fire department personnel, and random persons from all walks of life.

Revenge is a common motivation. Sometimes the group is motivated by a “cause”. A good example of this is groups who have shown up to bomb abortion clinics. In other instances, a victim may be somebody who has been identified as a “whistle blower”. But then sometimes victims have no idea why they have been chosen. Until groups can be infiltrated and disbanded, a true motivation sometimes may not be known.

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#48 Dec 12, 2012
So what can be done about group stalking?

“What needs to happen is enough of these groups need to be infiltrated and exposed so that the message is sent that the crime will no longer be tolerated.” says MJ.“It’s a challenging task because most victims are rendered financially unstable and exhausted by the persecution. But a new day is dawning. There are a lot of victims out there who want justice, and advocacy groups are rising up and demanding attention.”

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#49 Dec 13, 2012
http://multistalkervictims.org/svus.pdf

"In 2009, the United States Department of Justice published statistics about stalking in a Special Report,“Stalking Victimization in the United States”(Pub # NCJ 224527). The number of stalking victims during the 12 month study period was in excess of 3,400,000.

The number of victims reporting between 3 and 10 stalkers was just over 400,000 or 11.5%. The number of victims reporting between 11 and 50 stalkers was in excess of 45,000, or 1.4 %. The number of victims who didn’t know how many stalkers they had was in excess of 220,000 or 6.5%. Combined, the number of victims who either didn’t know how many stalkers they had or who reported between 11 and 50 stalkers was in excess of 265,000, or 8%. It’s worth mentioning here that an estimated 50% of stalking victims do not report the crime, so we really don’t know how many victims of organized stalking are suffering in the United States.

With that many people suffering, it’s mystifying that most people (and this used to include me) have no idea that this crime is even happening, yet there are possibly over 500,000 victims currently in the United States alone.

With that many people suffering, and nobody helping, there is a system out of balance."

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#50 Dec 13, 2012
'The next generation of stalking'

By Adam RodriguezPublished: Jul 28, 2009 at 8:41 PM MST Last Updated: Jul 29, 2009 at 8:54 AM MST

BOISE - Can a cell phone destroy your privacy or even put your life at risk?

One Treasure Valley woman says yes.

"Pleasebelieve me - this is going on," the woman said, who asked to be referred to as Patti. "This is real."

The Boise woman says she was living in California when her cell phone started doing "funny things." It would turn itself on after she turned it off - ringing and buzzing for no reason.

Then one day it talked to her.

"(It was) a conversation I had the day before, or an hour ago," Patti said. "This went on, at the time, every single day. My phone was being remotely controlled and it was very disturbingPatti said she realized her phone was spying on her. And someone was using her cell to make her miserable.

"Someone's leaving me messages to upset me," she said "(They're trying) to scare me."

Danny Smith, a Boise-based private eye, says he's had clients with the same problem. Having worked LA homicide with 21 years of experience, Smith is no stranger to secret surveillance techniques. When he first heard about phone spy technology, Smith said he didn't buy it.

"At first I was very skeptical," Smith said. "There's no such technology."

But, he did his homework and now he's a believer.

"It lets someone pretty much put their hands around your throat and leave them there all the time," Smith said.
Patti says she's gone through 45 phones and now refuses to have one when it's so easy to take a phone over.

A simple Google search for spy phones comes up with thousands of hits, hundreds of websites and about a dozen products that will hack your phone.

It took just a few minutes to find a program that promised to completely invade a cell phone's privacy. Within a few minutes a phone at the CBS 2 Eyewitness News became big brother. Once the phone was activated, the downloaded program sent a report online of calls, text messages and email.

It even alerted incoming calls so they could be listened to.

"I was telling the truth," Patti said. "No one believed me."

So, what do you do if you think your phone is bugged? Smith says, for starters, it's illegal, so call authorities.

"Most of the laws not only prohibit the use of such technology and devices, but also the possession, sale and manufacturing of such devices," Smith said.

And the next step, he says, is to take the phone out of commission - entirely.

"You have to take safeguards," he said. "You have to realize that phone is suspect No.1. Whenever you're having a private conversation, turn the phone off, take the battery out, disable it completely."

Even though she's long since ditched her cell phone, Patti says it's been a lot harder to restore her sense of well-being.

"It's horrible," she says. "This is the next generation of stalking."

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#51 Dec 13, 2012
Tim O'Leary
Valley News Staff

Patty Pascarella spent $6,000 late last year on a 2,500-mile quest for vindication.

Pascarella drove from Idaho to Murrieta and back attempting to cement her claim a vindictive former employer has been stalking her electronically for nearly seven years. She also lobbied federal authorities to investigate her case, pushing for a greater awareness of computer and cell phone crimes.

"My life has been turned upside down," Pascarella said in an interview. "I’m passionate about being taken seriously. I resent being a woman with a crazy story."

Pascarella’s return to southwest Riverside County failed to ease her fears of stalking or assure her federal authorities will investigate. Yet, Pascarella left the area with a packet of letters she hopes will help spotlight the growing use of GPS technology, computer hacking and other high tech means of stalking.

"I’m a woman with a cause now," she said. "No woman, no person, should be terrorized like this."

Pascarella said she didn’t immediately grasp what was happening to her. Plagued by uncertainty, she sought the help of police before she became more frightened and frustrated and eventually fled the state. A pair of discoveries—a book written by a victim of electronic stalking and a national conference held nearly a year ago—enabled her to push back and seek answers.

In May of last year, Pascarella attended a Stalking Resource Center conference at the National Center for Victims of Crime in Denver Colo. It focused on the use of technology in stalking crimes.

After listening to conference speakers and the similarities between her case and the one the book’s author presented, Pascarella concluded she was a target in an emerging crime trend.

"We’re still very much in the nascent stages (of these cases)," Michelle Garcia, resource center director, said. "This is a major issue we’re facing."

Statistics, released during the conference, noted that more than 25 percent of surveyed stalking victims reported some type of technology was used against them. About 12 percent said they were stalked for five years or more.

Pascarella’s stalking saga meshes with others in recent years; on the surface the cases seem far-fetched, said Garcia. Yet technology is advancing so rapidly that it’s hard for many law enforcement officials to keep up with the changes, she said.

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#52 Dec 13, 2012
GPS and technology aided stalking

Many of the technological advances revolve around the expanding use of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) which pinpoints one’s location by triangulating radio signals emitted by an array of satellites. After being widely used for military applications, GPS technology spread to individual use.

America’s first documented GPS-enabled stalking case surfaced in 1999, according to industry and crime analysts.

An explosion of technology made it easier for stalkers to track their victims’ communications.

Miniature video cameras, initially an ideal way to monitor sleeping infants or questionable babysitters, were able to be hidden anywhere. Keystroke-recording software was seen as a way to track children’s Internet use. Today it’s possible to monitor computer use or make software modifications from a remote location.

But easy access to this technology also created a new breed of high-tech stalker by putting more tracking tools within their reach.

Garcia said much of the technology today – which continues to rapidly evolve – seems like "something out of Star Wars" for those who grew up with black-and-white televisions and rotary dial telephones.

"The stories that people tell seem unbelievable," Garcia said. "It’s a real problem with (emergency services) responders to keep up and understand the technology. What we ask people to do is to suspend all disbelief."

Pascarella believes she has been tracked by many electronic stalking tools, and she seemingly encountered disbelief after reporting her suspicions to Murrieta police in September 2004.

Involving the police

She criticizes police for the way they handled her case, a years-long string of encounters culminating in Pascarella being ordered to undergo a 72-hour mental health observation in January 2005. That step was ordered after Pascarella, 50, fired a gun into the ceiling of her Via Sonrisa home when she suspected an intruder.

"I absolutely heard somebody walking on my ceiling," Pascarella said. She initially doubted the 15-year-old girl staying with her who reported hearing noises. Pascarella said she became convinced, however, when she later heard the noises.

Citing restrictions that limit the release of information on people who report crimes, Murrieta police declined to comment on Pascarella’s case or her criticism.

Police Lt. Tony Conrad said his department is adept at investigating a full range of crimes and is able to do so because public safety is a high priority for the city. He noted that many cities squeezed by budget cuts do not have the resources to investigate reports of vandalism, trespassing and other misdemeanor crimes.

"We investigate crimes above and beyond what many other departments do," Conrad said in a February telephone interview.

Pascarella detailed her experience in a 12-page letter written in September to an author who penned the book "My Life Changed Forever – The Years I Have Lost as a Target of Organized Stalking."

In her letter, she tells how her life changed after leaving her job as an assistant at a Murrieta temporary employment agency. In incidents she reported to police, she said her home and cell phones were disrupted, her computer and television were corrupted, a vehicle and her home vandalized, and groups of people followed or chased her in traffic while driving.

"These incidents were absolutely terrifying," Pascarella wrote in the letter. "I believed my life was in danger on several occasions."

Pascarella gave the name, age, address and other information about her suspected stalker to Murrieta police in a November 2004 report. That cellular phone tapping report was followed by a vandalism report another about a month later in which Pascarella also named her former boss as a suspect, documents show.

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#53 Dec 13, 2012
The face behind the stalker

Pascarella said she was never close to the man, and kept her distance while she was his employee because "his behavior was off the wall" and she "felt an air of contempt and ridicule in his demeanor" when they were in the office together.

She believes he is stalking her as a way to inflict emotional damage or perhaps to become adept at new technology as it comes onto the market. She also believes her former boss has recruited friends or associates to help him at times.

"It was kind of sick entertainment for them," she said. "I think he picked me as target practice. I didn’t do anything to him."

Pascarella said she has had to stop using nearly 60 cell phones because they were hacked in succession. She also sold or traded several vehicles because she suspected they were equipped with GPS or listening devices.

"The harassment and repeated stalking affected my livelihood, put a serious strain on finances and I ended up selling my house in July 2005, resulting in losing almost everything I cherished," Pascarella said in her letter to author Elizabeth Sullivan. "I then moved nine times in two and a half years."

Taking matters into her own hands

Pascarella began to spot media reports on electronic stalking cases. She recovered her emotional balance and began detailing her experiences to the media, technology experts and other victims of electronic stalking. She was quoted in a July 2009 television and radio report produced in Boise, Idaho, that focused on "The next generation of stalking."

The report quoted a Boise-based private eye whose initial skepticism over electronic stalking gave way to belief after he did some research and investigation.

Pascarella arrived in southwest Riverside County late last year driving a van transporting a thick stack of research, police reports, and other materials. Some materials were kept in a rolling suitcase and laminated or stored The face behind the stalker

Pascarella said she was never close to the man, and kept her distance while she was his employee because "his behavior was off the wall" and she "felt an air of contempt and ridicule in his demeanor" when they were in the office together.

She believes he is stalking her as a way to inflict emotional damage or perhaps to become adept at new technology as it comes onto the market. She also believes her former boss has recruited friends or associates to help him at times.

"It was kind of sick entertainment for them," she said. "I think he picked me as target practice. I didn’t do anything to him."

Pascarella said she has had to stop using nearly 60 cell phones because they were hacked in succession. She also sold or traded several vehicles because she suspected they were equipped with GPS or listening devices.

"The harassment and repeated stalking affected my livelihood, put a serious strain on finances and I ended up selling my house in July 2005, resulting in losing almost everything I cherished," Pascarella said in her letter to author Elizabeth Sullivan. "I then moved nine times in two and a half years."

Taking matters into her own hands

Pascarella began to spot media reports on electronic stalking cases. She recovered her emotional balance and began detailing her experiences to the media, technology experts and other victims of electronic stalking. She was quoted in a July 2009 television and radio report produced in Boise, Idaho, that focused on "The next generation of stalking."

The report quoted a Boise-based private eye whose initial skepticism over electronic stalking gave way to belief after he did some research and investigation.

Pascarella arrived in southwest Riverside County late last year driving a van transporting a thick stack of research, police reports, and other materials. Some materials were kept in a rolling suitcase and laminated or stored in three-ring binders.

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#54 Dec 13, 2012
She showed two telephone caller identification devices, which she said contained evidence of stalking. She played audio recordings she made while she felt she was being chased or followed by other vehicles.

Pascarella drove to San Diego and Los Angeles in hopes of persuading federal investigators to look into her accusations and lobbied news reporters to do stories.

She crisscrossed much of Southern California to retrace the steps she had taken when she was a resident here years ago. Many of her stops on her seven-week trip were aimed at persuading people she had encountered years ago to write letters on her behalf.

Pascarella collected a dozen or more letters from July through January from business operators, mental health workers, a neighbor, and a private investigator.

The first letter was written in July by the administrator of an Idaho mental health services group. In the letter, Michael A. Dickson said he had been counseling Pascarella for about a year to ease her symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder. He said Pascarella showed him a "plethora of evidence" of stalking and harassment, and noted she "is being taken seriously" by media outlets and local and federal authorities.

"I have found that many of her claims do appear to be genuine in nature and not in any sense delusional or psychotic," Dickson said in his five-paragraph letter.

The next letter came from Paul Deutschlander, a licensed clinical social worker based in Pendleton, Ore. That letter, written in August, detailed the conclusions that Deutschlander reached following the 14 therapy sessions he spent with Pascarella from December 2007 through May 2008. He acknowledged he was initially skeptical of Pascarella’s claims.

"Ms. Pascarella related a story to me that could easily been written off as delusional and possibly psychotic. During the first interview, I thought that she might be bipolar," Deutschlander wrote. But he dismissed his early speculation after concluding that Pascarella was well organized, always consistent, and lacked "the flavor or tenor" of a memorized story.

"The story and documentation that Ms Pascarella has told me and presented to me appear legitimate," Deutschlander wrote in his two-page letter. "Now that more is known of high tech stalking, I think that her story is not only plausible but likely true."

Pascarella collected three letters in October from southwest Riverside County business operators.

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#55 Dec 13, 2012
Finding evidence

A computer repair company owner detailed his findings and the services he had performed for Pascarella three years earlier at a cost of $175.42. In the letter, John M. Skinner of Murrieta reported finding a keystroke logger and computer viruses on Pascarella’s computer.

"Ms. Pascarella’s suspicions were accurate. All of the above-referenced programs are hacking programs," Skinner wrote. "Her computer was being monitored and controlled remotely."

A letter from a Verizon wireless representative confirmed that Pascarella started service and then relinquished three telephone numbers over a 14-month period "due to cell phone harassment."

Pascarella received a letter in November from Darryl A. Berg, a Murrieta-based private investigator. In that letter, Berg recalled his use of a detection device in Pascarella’s home in October 2004. Berg said he did not recover any electronic surveillance equipment, however, "there were two abnormalities detected."

One abnormality, "a digital signal commonly emitted by certain mobile tracking devices" was found in a vehicle parked in the home’s garage, Berg wrote. He went on to say that his own cell phone began to exhibit "the same symptoms" Pascarella had previously reported.

"In addition to the abnormal powering on and off, my calls became interrupted with massive amounts of interference," said Berg. "I was forced to discard that cellular phone."

A Murrieta hairdresser and manicurist wrote a letter telling of instances when Pascarella’s cell phone would buzz, turn on and off and record conversations during some of their appointments.

The owner of a Corona car repair shop said in a letter that his technicians lacked the expertise to locate a device that Pascarella believed prevented her Chevrolet van from starting on three occasions in 2006.

A Murrieta woman wrote recalling her two years of living across the street from Pascarella. The former neighbor said she recalled Pascarella’s accounts of disturbing phone calls and electronics difficulties. The neighbor cited separate occasions in which Pascarella had suffered vandalism to her car and the inside and outside of her home.

"As the months went on, I saw Pattie become more scared, frightened and distressed," Sandra Williams wrote in her letter.

A Riverside County behavioral health specialist told of her work counseling Pascarella in the fall and winter of 2006.

"I believe Pattie is a sincere person and her reports of stalking appeared credible," Stephanie Marsh, who is based in county offices in Corona, said in the two-page letter sent Nov. 23. "Pattie appeared to be a victim of a very serious stalking crime."
letter sent Nov. 23. "Pattie appeared to be a victim of a very serious stalking crime."

Continuing to tell her story

Pascarella has continued her letter-gathering efforts following her return to Idaho.

In a three-page letter, Idaho cell phone salesman Chase Merkley said Pascarella purchased and activated three phones with his company over the past year. Merkley said he has seen and heard Pascarella on local television and radio reports, and has come to believe her accounts of computer and cell phone hacking and eavesdropping.

"I can vouch for the authenticity of these cell phone hacking incidents, and verify Ms. Patricia Pascarella’s claims are credible and completely valid," Merkley wrote in his Jan. 29 letter.

Pascarella said she plans to seek additional verification as she continues to tell her story and press law enforcement agencies to investigate her case and others like it.

"It’s all about awareness," she said. "I’m taking my story to the national level."

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#56 Dec 13, 2012
The above news stories were posted from the links below:

http://www.kboi2.com/news/local/51938912.html
http://myvalleynews.com/story/55646/

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#57 Dec 14, 2012
Senate Targets Cell-Phone Stalking:

http://news.msn.com/science-technology/senate...
Special Place In Hell

Cambridge, MA

#63 Jan 5, 2013
The Tactical Topography of Stalking Victimization

Across studies, an average of 49%(n=32) of stalking
emerged from relationships that were previously romantic, whereas almost 18% of stalking was perpetrated by strangers.

http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~bsavatar/articles/...
Medium Risk

Stockholm, Sweden

#65 Jan 5, 2013
Stalkers pursue information about their
actual object of pursuit by attempting to elicit
information from associates of the target or by
actually involving third parties in the process of
stalking or harassing the target. The extent to
which such third parties are knowingly
complicit or merely unwitting accomplices is
not always clear from the research on tactics.
***Across the relatively few studies examining
proxy pursuit, an average of 54% of stalking victims
experienced some degree of third-party
pursuit or harassment.
To Be Seen In Pairs

San Francisco, CA

#67 Jan 6, 2013
A 2002 report from the US Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (called "COPS") speaks to this matter. The report, Creating an effective Stalking Protocol, noted that, at the start of a large metropolitan police department training on stalking protocol, a patrolman stated,

http://www.tkwolf.org/research/86-stalking-re ...

"I don't recall anything being given to us about stalking. I don't know what the definition of stalking is. It's sad...there is no definition out there. We may have briefly gone over it in the academy....I don't even know if the detectives will be able to tell you what stalking is. As far as I know I've never seen anyone arrested for that. I don't know if it's taken seriously." p. 7
Fear and Loathing

Anonymous Proxy

#69 Jan 16, 2013
Google: Government Surveillance Requests Are Way Up—and the U.S. Is the Leader:
Skeptics often dismiss those concerned about growing levels of surveillance as paranoid conspiracy theorists. But Google’s latest transparency report, released Tuesday, shows the fears are grounded in reality: Government surveillance is on the rise.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/...

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