Stalking and harassment

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Country: United States of America
State: California

i have been harassed and stalked by several people in which I have recently discovered the names of a few of them which turns out are or were friends of mine and I have reason to believe that these individuals have also been spreading rumors and lies about me I recently moved to nv.from ca. but have been traveling back to ca. every 2to3weeks now for med. reasons and I have been staying at the same hotel each visit I also have a daughter that just turned 15yrs.old these individuals have never approached me to say any of these things face to face yet they are either staying at the hotel or are in an area nearby since every time I walk to my vehicle or when I am inside my room they yell obscenities and have used my name I recorded this harassment the last few trips I made and on one recording there is a man yelling that he hates me and that he never liked me and called me a bitch and said do you hear me Vince? Vince and nikole,nikole being my daughter since the mentioning of my daughter I am fearful of our safety and am not sure what to do with my recordings of this harassment please any suggestions would be very helpful since they have yet to come forward or to stop thank you

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