Stalking has recently been defined as a crime in Spain. This article was created to provide more information about the crime of stalking. If you are experiencing stalking or would like to know more about this matter, contact one of our experienced lawyers. In 2015, “stalking,” a harassment crime in which a person imposes repeated unwanted communication or contact, was first defined in Spanish Law by article 172.2 of the Penal Code, which states: “He will be punished with imprisonment of three months to two years or a fine of six to twenty four months who harasses a person carrying out insistently and repeatedly, and without being legitimately authorized, any of the following behaviors and, of this so, seriously alter the development of your daily life:
- Watch her, chase her or look for her physical closeness.
- Establish or attempt to establish contact with her through any means of communication, or through third parties.
- By improper use of your personal data, purchase products or merchandise, or hire services, or have third parties contact you.
- Attempt against your freedom or against your assets, or against the freedom or assets of another person close to you.