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December 7, 2020

What is the legal definition of cyberstalking in the U.S. Virgin Islands?

Cyberstalking is defined as when someone communicates (or is responsible for communicating) words, images, or language to you through email or electronic communication that causes you substantial emotional distress. The communication must be directed at you and cannot serve a legitimate purpose.1

1 VI ST T. 5 §§ 1472(5); 2071(e)