On this new six-episode podcast, the Guardian journalist Sirin Kale investigates the story of Matthew Hardy, a cyberstalker who terrified individuals in his hometown and past for greater than a decade.
His harassment would usually begin in the identical manner, a faux profile posing as a younger girl with a easy message: “Hey hun, can I let you know a secret?”. This sequence makes an attempt to untangle his internet of deception to learn the way and why he wreaked havoc over so many individuals’s lives.
Episode one begins in his dwelling city, Northwich, the place Sirin meets a few of his earliest victims – Andrea Yuile, Amber and Amy Bailey. They inform Sirin how he infiltrated their lives and discuss in regards to the horrendous fallout of what he did.
- For those who want any help round stalking and harassment, you possibly can can get in contact with the Suzy Lamplugh belief or name the nationwide stalking helpline on 0808 802 0300.
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