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How to report malicious intimidation text?

I’ve received an abusive threatening text from my ex husband’s new female! He must have given her my number. Goodness knows why.
It’s quite vile and full of venom.
I really want to report this. Is there anywhere online?
Thanks
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Re: How to report malicious intimidation text?

@sweet_pea some advice here https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/unwanted-calls-and-messages

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Re: How to report malicious intimidation text?

Hi @sweet_pea 

O2 have a system for reporting nusance calls and texts here

https://www.o2.co.uk/help/everything-else/digital-family/nuisance-calls-and-texts

 

You should also report it to the police.

 

You could also block her number, or if so inclined, change yours. O2 will allow you one free change of number.

 

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Re: How to report malicious intimidation text?

@sweet_pea  I agree that you should block the number and report it to the police. Hopefully you've kept the text. Otherwise it's just your word against the other person.

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Re: How to report malicious intimidation text?

Thanks. I’ve blocked the number and kept the text along with online screen shots from Facebook.
It’s really starting to upset me and she’s just getting worse.
Many thanks. 🙏
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Re: How to report malicious intimidation text?

@sweet_pea  You shouldn't have to put up with that. Report it to the police.

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You should report it to the Police.

 

However in your shoes I’d be inclined to change my phone number, email address , Twitter and Facebook accounts as well.

 

I’m dealing with a similar case at work and the only way you can stop these people is to cut off the ‘oxygen’ that’s feeding their behaviour.

 

Of course you might wonder why you have to do that but if you dont’ they will get at you if they’re determined...court order or no court order.

 

If they can’t contact you they eventually give up. 

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Re: How to report malicious intimidation text?

@sweet_pea 

 

Besides doing everything we all advised above, you should also have a word (via text or email) with your ex husband and inform him of your intention to report her to  O2 and the police (and do both)

 

If he has anything about him, he should be putting a stop to this vile abuse.

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Re: How to report malicious intimidation text?

A lot of this does depend on the relationship she has in anyway, shape or form with her ex.

 

Sadly I don’t think we’re talking about rational and reasonable decisions here.

 

Attempted contact with the ex might even make the situation worse.