Ex-Girlfriend Harassed Former Marine for Years, Including Sending X-Rated Photos to Friends and Family, Lawsuit Says

A former Marine has sued an ex-girlfriend for years of alleged harassment that including sending X-rated photos and videos of him to his family and current girlfriend.

The lawsuit accuses Dezarae Collins, 27, of being “unable to handle” their 2015 breakup and engaging in “a years-long course of harassment,” the New York Post reports.

The 29-year-old man, identified as “S.S.” in the lawsuit, says that he and Collins were in a long-distance relationship for about a year and half. S.S. says he sent her racy photos and video during the course of their relationship, because she lived in Oregon while he was deployed abroad.

“I didn’t think this would be something I would have to drag around with me forever and something I would have to explain to every romantic partner I would ever have,” he told The Post.

S.S., who now lives in New Jersey, told the Post that Collins frequently texted while he was overseas, causing his phone to “explode with texts” when he would come into port and again have a signal. She even tried to reach him by calling in through his command.

“I couldn’t take it anymore,” he told the Post. “I wanted to break up with her.”

Afterward, he said, “she kept pushing and pushing and trying to get back with me.” He said he’s changed his phone number dozens of times.

Soon Collins was contacting is parents, S.S. said, threatening suicide and saying she missed him. She used 22 different phone numbers, he said, and contacted his friends on social media.

His current girlfriend told the Post that Collins contacted S.S. more than 5,500 times over 10 days last October. That’s when she began sending the X-rated material, S.S. said.

The Post said S.S. and his family successfully got a restraining order against Collins

“She doesn’t give up,” S.S. said.

He’s asking for at least $150,000 in damages, but mostly, he said, “I want it to cease and be done with.”

Collins didn’t respond to The Post’s request for comment.

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[Featured image: Dezarae Collins/LinkedIn]