These 3 things were a huge part of my harassment protocol since at least 2005. I was suspicious for a long time someone was entering my home while I was out. So much so that I started keeping a journal of my suspicions and even spoke to the Sheriff’s Dept., my family, and a therapist about it. No one had any answers.
There is no sign of forced entry, the perps either bump the lock or have a copy of my keys. They are able to access my home whenever they want. I realized items were being moved, vandalized, stolen, and/or swapped. Many of the items were normal household items and sometimes even food. They swapped out clothing, shoes, bed linens, uniforms, cat toys, electronics, kitchen utensils, a laundry rack, even a toilet. Sometimes the item will be swapped out and then switched back at a later time. Most things are never returned. This is actually theft and a crime. If you came home and these items were missing, you would report it as a crime. But if the original item is replaced with an item that looks similar, how could you report it as a crime? It is a crime, and it’s called gaslighting. I just discovered this term 8 months ago when I found out I am a targeted individual. Gaslighting is an attempt to change a person’s perception of reality and make them doubt themselves. They have even involved local dry cleaners in swapping out clothes I have dropped off.
The items that are left behind in the swap will have the same form/look/brand as the original item, but there will be a telltale difference that only you will notice. The item maybe be damaged/broken or more “worn”. It might have a weird odor, or be made of different materials and have a different feel/ texture/ weight/fit/hue. The item may not function the same way. Items that are in new/very good condition or better quality will be replaced with an identical or similar item of inferior/used quality. A dvd player in excellent conditon will be replaced with an identical one that is damaged or doesn’t function the same way. The super soft pillow cases you splurged on will be replaced with identical ones that feel like plain cotton. A sturdy, metal laundry rack will be replaced with a cheap, lightweight/flimsy one with plastic pieces falling off that looked like they never fit to begin with. The list goes on and I don’t know what they do with all the things they steal. It is a modern day form of pillaging.
This is also not limited to your home, they will freely access your car as well and do the same things in there. In 2008, I stayed at a coworker’s home when I had to evacuate mine due to a wildfire. I did not know at the time she and her family were perps. They entered my car and stole multiple items one night during my stay. The next morning I found my car doors were left unlocked which I NEVER do. They wanted me to think the theft was my fault since I left the doors unlocked. Perps will often leave things “tweaked” like that to let you know they were there. It’s like when terrorist groups want credit for their work. I have also experienced “swapping” at my workplace and at my Mother’s home on the other side of the country.
Vandalism that took place in my home included tampering with makeup. The perps would dig their fingernails deep into my eye shadows and blush. They would put water on my makeup brushes. They vandalized an eyelash curler so my eyelashes turn up at a 90 degree angle after I use it. They once smeared tiger balm on a maxi pad. It started to burn my genital area right away and I had to remove it immediately. They have smashed a shampoo bottle, smashed a bath brush. I often use an eyebrow brush and they have come in and cracked them over and over again so they fall apart when I use them. I started saving them, some day I will post a pic.
Perps have even swapped out food I cooked. I would notice a soup I made would suddenly not taste the same after being stored in the fridge. A day later it would taste like the original soup again. One night I made popcorn with lots of butter and salt. I left the room for a few minutes, when I came back, the popcorn was completely dry and plain. Less than an hour later I left the room again and the original popcorn w/ butter and salt was back. Perps will often synchronize a car with an extremely loud muffler driving by home when I exit my front room to go into another room or the bathroom. I am wondering if this loud sound is used to cover the sound of my front door opening and closing. If I buy unsliced bread, cake, or a block of cheese, they will come in slice off a piece on a diagonal. I slice things in a straight line and they know I will notice the diagonal edge.
The most extreme case of swapping an item to date is a brand new toilet I bought in November of 2010. My old one broke and the new one was very nice, a Kohler Wellworth. The plumber was named Jared from Hanna Plumbing in Vista, CA. In the spring of 2011 I bought a new digital lock and a Medco deadbolt for my front ddor. The deadbolt had a special copyrighted key from Accurate Security in San Diego, CA. It could only be replaced by Accurate with my permission. Within 48 hrs. of replacing the locks, I entered my bathroom and noticed my toilet didn’t look right.
The toilet I saw had an oval shaped seat just like the original but the “trap” opening inside the bottom of the toilet was a whole different design. (See pics below). The trap used to be a square shape with rounded corners and the water level was very shallow. My original toilet had still looked brand new and sparkling. The toilet I now saw had an oval shaped trap opening with a second small hole inside the inner lip of the trap. There was dark brown residue inside the hole and the whole toilet was filthy with some kind of red fungus growing under the rim that would not come off with cleaning. It smelled like mold and I actually started to have breathing problems over the next few months because of a mold allergy. I had no explanation for this. I told my family and eventually spoke to a crime prevention officer but never filed a police report.
In June of 2011 I finally decided to have Jared the plumber come back and look at it. I told him I was certain it was not the same model he sold me and asked him to bring another Kohler Wellworth and install it. Jared cancelled the appt. once and then showed up with a toilet that matched the one that was currently in my bathroom. When I realized this I knew he was involved in a lie and covering something up. I noticed he was being extremely careful not to give any body language to indicate he was lying but I noticed he did start sweating a lot and his voice got very high at one point like a woman’s. It was obvious he had been coached and rehearsed on what to say, how to say it, and when.
Jared lied and told me the toilet model he brought over was the exact same model he sold me in November 2010. I had gone to Lowe’s and found the exact same model he sold me in 2010 and I showed him the pic. He response was ” Oh well Lowe’s sells different models than we do, they’re not the same.” I did not like this model at all but I let him install it. He said the water is hard in my area and because of the shape of this trap, “you really have to get down in there and clean it.” At one point he asked me if I was OK. I didn’t get upset, just sat and observed him. I’m pretty sure your toilet doesn’t change shape from lack of cleaning. When he left I smiled and said, “If you say it’s the same then I guess it’s the same.” Thinking back, I wish I had just asked him to GTFO. This is the Organized stalking tactic of gaslighting and menticide by trespassing, theft, and swapping.
The “swapping” theme even evolved into the realm of impersonating people I know after the stalking became overt.