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just wondering what can be done about a 37 year old woman

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and her sister from out...
just wondering what can be done about a 37 year old woman and her sister from out state cyber bullying? they have slandered our famley and said some pritty nasty things about my daughter and our famley, my daughter is only 16 years old and they sent these things to all her my space frends and famley.
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If their actions rise to the level of a crime, for example this depends upon their comments particularly about your 16-year-old daughter, you can contact your local police and file a criminal complaint against them. If their actions do not rise to the level of a crime, you may have a defamation case against them depending upon the statements that they have made online against your family. You can talk with a SC defamation lawyer and ask him or her about the strength of your case. Please get copies of all of the statements that this person has made and bring them to your attorney consultation.

Lastly, you can complain to the moderators of the sites that they are using such as my-space because they may have filters for defamatory comments. Good luck.

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