Strictly Stalking is a True Crime Podcast that starts before others: at the stalking. Each week hosts Jaimie Beebe and Jake Deptula dive into unique stalking cases, interviewing stalking survivors, advocates, and experts.
Kathleen Gallagher survived a horrifying ordeal at the hands of her stalker. After being obsessively stalked for years by a former high school classmate she hardly knew, he eventually broke into her home and held her at gunpoint. Her quick thinking and trial-by-fire skills saved her life and now she helps to empower people to make smart personal safety choices as The Safety Chick.
Lenora Claire was stalked for over eight years by a schizophrenic man who also targeted Kim Kardashian, Ivanka Trump, and Gwyneth Paltrow. After confronting Lenora in person, her stalker begins to send her a series of bizarre, handwritten notes escalating into rape and death threats. Lenora fights back becoming an internationally renowned anti-staking advocate who Vice calls, "The Erin Brockovich of Stalking."
Beauty pageant winners, Brittany Bell, Erin Brady, and Samantha Bumford survived unbelievable torment at the hands of their stalkers. After being crowned, each of these women was stalked by three men whose bizarre and dangerous obsessions altered the course of their lives forever. Turning tragedy into triumph, they fought back becoming role model survivors now working to strengthen stalking laws here and abroad.
Kerri Kasem was the target of an obsessed stalker who attempted to destroy her life.
While working for her non-profit organization Kerri met the woman who tried to sabotage her business, made death threats against her, and even hire a private investigator to turn Kerri's own stepmother against her. Kerri took her stalker to court and continues to work with her foundation to eliminate all forms of elder abuse.
“Michelle” received over 900 unwanted calls and texts from her stalker including death threats and an extortion attempt.
After accepting a friend request on social media from “Giovanni”, a male active duty U.S. Marine, “Michelle” grows concerned when he follows and likes all of her friends pages and posts. She blocks him and discovers, “Giovanni” is actually a 23-year-old female Florida International University criminal-justice student who is stalking her.
Anna Nasset was stalked by a man who tormented her for close to a decade.
After receiving inappropriate messages from a stranger, Anna learns he has twelve prior convictions for stalking and harassment of other women including his former high school classmate, a district prosecuting attorney, and his therapist. Anna loses her business, her home, and almost her life, but faces her stalker in court, where he's chosen to defend himself, to bring him to justice.
Chloe has been stalked by her birth mother since she was fourteen.
After being adopted at birth, Chloe is contacted by her biological mother in her desperate attempt to get close to her. As the stalking escalates, Chloe fights to change the stalking laws for others in her situation while coping with the ongoing psychological battle of her ordeal.
Terra Newell survived a brutal attack at the hands of John Meehan aka "Dirty John".
After her mother, Debra Newell, begins a whirlwind romance with John Meehan, a man she meets online, Terra and her siblings immediately see red flags and hire a private investigator. The shocking findings cause Debra to flee, and John to stalk Terra, leading to a fatal confrontation.
Kristen Pratt aka Kaypee was stalked by a deranged former high school classmate obsessed with proving his love for her.
After sending Kaypee a series of bizarre and demented YouTube videos, her stalker shows up on her college campus and at her workplace to torment her.