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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Banking and Identity Theft for Texas on
Q: My roommate came home yesterday with cashiers check made out to him with his name misspelled the cashiers check was for

$34,000. The next morning he took it to his boss to get advise. His boss told him to just go home and then meet him at his house at 2pm and he (the boss) would take him to cash it. At some point the boss told my roommate that he would give him $1000. So he then comes home and tells me everything... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Sep 19, 2022

Roommate needs to find a new boss. Don't cash check or he will be in jail

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Elder Law and Identity Theft for Florida on
Q: My brother robbed us for avrything we own my mother and I are blind and we had to run for our life's the police won't he

The police say its a civil matter he robbed us with a fraudulent POA for over two hundred and fourty four thousand dollars worth of money property and assets

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Sep 6, 2022

You did not ask a question. Re-post to state what you wish to find out or what kind of help you are seeking. Also, we see our on end says, "Orland, CA asked ... in Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Elder Law and Identity Theft for Florida." State where the events occurred, as it's... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Business Law and Identity Theft for Texas on
Q: I am not sure what type of lawyer would help me with a negligence case that does not involved physical injury.

I am a real estate professional. I just recently discovered that an Appraisal Management Company which also does Broker's Price Opinons, had approved application from someone claiming to be me. The imposter was using my inactive real estate license to illegally perform BPO's. The imposter... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 1, 2022

This particular type of dispute falls into the area of law known as professional liability. If you have a Real Estate Professional Errors & Omissions Insurance Policy, you should report the claim made against you to your insurer, who will most likely provide a defense to you.

Because...
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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Employment Law for Missouri on
Q: Can a company require you to wear a credit card as a company ID badge?

It's a corporate card with access to both company and my personal funds. It has a picture but is not microchipped. This is the company ID as well. They require it to be worn visible on site. I'm getting ready to pay a year's worth of taxes so that's a pretty good amount of money on the card.

Ronald J. Eisenberg
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Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Aug 29, 2022

Your employer's practice strikes me as odd, but Missouri is an employment at will state and in general an employer is not prohibited from enacting odd workplace rules and terminating employment if an employee won't abide.

If you haven't done so, I suggest you voice your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Identity Theft for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can I sue a man from Instagram? A six month relationship using bitcoin I sent him money. He manipulated me to send 40k.

He said he was in the Air Force and he first needed a new phone as it was damaged from his travel to Isreal. Then surgery as he collapsed he needed an electric wheelchair. Then flights, three attempts to fly for a personal vacation. I sold my car I sold my townhouse to fly him home. On the day he... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 27, 2022

Yes you can sue him but how are you going to find him.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Colorado on
Q: So I foolishly got in contact with a hacker and they have all of my info. They also blackmailed me. What should I do?
Erik Špila
Erik Špila
answered on Aug 24, 2022

Dear Mrs or Mr,

in this case you should definitely first contact the local police and provide them more case details. They should advice you accordingly.

I wish you a good luck with this situation and I hope they will help you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Identity Theft for Kentucky on
Q: If all identifying victim information was given to the perpetrator in his discovery, who is responsible for that?

A copy of KYIBRS report was given to the accused while he was incarcerated at W.C.R.J. with all identifying information of each victim including ssn, driver's license #, d.o.b., address, and identifying descriptions. Who do I need to contact about this violation?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 27, 2022

Contact The Commonwealth Attorney who is prosecuting the accused.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Identity Theft for California on
Q: I got laid off in 2020, my ex employer is still using my information for shipping docs. Is that identity theft?

It's been almost 2 years and my name, signature etc is still used in my previous job, is that legal?

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Jul 18, 2022

First, I would ask your employer in writing to remove your name from their shipping documents.

Second, you may be able to bring a claim for unauthorized use of your name for a commercial purposes under Civil Code 3344, which provides for $750 in statutory damages, actual damages, profits...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Identity Theft for Texas on
Q: My daughter was injured in a collision years ago. Someone filed a lawsuit claiming they represented her

My daughter's medical records were "missing" after a car accident making it difficult to get medical treatment. Our family found out someone filed a lawsuit claiming to represent her personal injuries. They used someone else's identity with the same fist and last name. Now years... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 26, 2022

Contact the lawyer who filed the lawsuit and file a police report .

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Identity Theft and Land Use & Zoning for Illinois on
Q: First of all house. My house at 7229 South Harvard in Chicago they took me to court I w o n of my case a rule 23 return

The managers in the work program man have stole all my stuff then I got me to the other building they change my rent to $1,000 or $37,000 I they won't take me to court and I can't get nobody help me how to build a change my property my unit told me I wasn't the owner but they... Read more »

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
answered on Jun 23, 2022

Please read:

You must ask a coherent question or NOBODY can help you.

Reciting rambling facts with no syntax wastes your time and ours because it is unintelligible.

Never use proper names in an online post. Your question is supposed to be anonymous.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Identity Theft for Massachusetts on
Q: What can i do? I received a late citation letter for something i have no idea about.

The citation has no info other then the date it happened and the date it was defaulted on. The thing is I've never been pulled over or sent anything in the mail. so i suspect someone used my name in a traffic stop. But since the citation is defaulted i cant request a hearing. I have no idea... Read more »

Lissa McKinney
Lissa McKinney
answered on Jun 10, 2022

The first thing you should do is go online to the MA RMV and get a copy of your driving record.

https://www.mass.gov/how-to/request-a-driving-record It should list the Court and default and a citation number. When You call the Court, ask for a copy of the ticket, and explain you have...
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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Florida on
Q: Hi, I lost a valuable bracelet in a library? What should or can I do?
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Jun 9, 2022

Ask if the library has a "lost and found" place?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Rights and Identity Theft for California on
Q: I was with my son at this house and i was woken up by individual told to get up and so i did and i realize they took

Everything i had my information in and as i stood i the living by 6 individuals and was told to give them a cellphone i took which i never did i was told to take all my clothes off to show i didnt have it and i said no and i had no choice or else my son would wake up with no mommy and they said... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on May 11, 2022

The DA represents a victim.

A criminal lawyer rep rests those that are alleged to have done something wrong

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Identity Theft and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Q: Can I sue for theft of property, damage of property, extortion, fraud, forgery, harassment of government law enforcement

9 people involve, police officer on video surrounding my house, and entering my mailbox to receive my info .

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on May 4, 2022

You may or may not have a Governmental Tort Liability Act/ 18 USC Section 1983 action, as it sounds like you were not charged. But you will need damages, which are capped. Consult with a competent attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Kentucky on
Q: My daughter has been accused of identity theft by her friends mother. Statements are false and she has proof.

My daughter was falsly accused by noyfriends mom saying she has no knowledge of any transactions. My daughter has bank statements and text to prove shes lying. She just found out she got indicted and her court date is tomorrow and there is another warrant for her arrest! Her public defender never... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 3, 2022

Not unless or until she is exonerated. Once cleared, she may have a case against bfs mom.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law and Identity Theft on
Q: Why are there accounts on my credit report that say included in bankruptcy? Is it really just an error?

A family members bankruptcy is showing up on my credit report. I called one of the creditors on my report & they told me my family member gave them my ss# with their DOB when the account was opened. I asked my family member to contact the firm who handled their bankruptcy & ask why its... Read more »

W. J. Winterstein Jr.
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W. J. Winterstein Jr.
answered on Apr 28, 2022

Lodging a dispute with the credit bureau(s) (you should check all three major credit bureau reports) may work to delete the entry on your credit report.

There is a more ominous aspect to this, however. About ten years ago, an attorney with the US Trustee's office in my District told...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: CAN AN ATTORNEY REALLY WORK ON A CASE WITHOUT EVER TALKING TO CLIENT ABOUT THE ALLEGATIONS OR DETAILS OF THE CASES?

I HAVE HAD 3 CONFLICT ATTORNEYS I WAS ARRESTED DEC OF 2021 NEXT COURT DATE IS PRELIM . ONLY CONVERSATION WAS ABOUT A DEAL FROM DA NEVER ABOUT ANY TYPE OF DEFENSE OR DETAILS. 3 FELONY CASES

John Karas
John Karas
answered on Apr 24, 2022

This is how the criminal "justice" system works. You get what you "pay" for.

FYI, Conflict Counsel in Riverside County only get paid a flat fee of $500 (unless the case goes to trial, then it's a measly $1,500). No reasonably competent criminal defense attorney...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: A major US retailer has a bug on their website that exposes customer info. What are my options here?

I’ve contacted the retailer and they took 27 days to respond to my email and they said they opened an investigation. They seem to not be in any rush with this.

I would like to stress that this is a MAJOR US retailer.

Other customers’ information just started popping up into my... Read more »

Kimberly Grant
Kimberly Grant
answered on Apr 23, 2022

You very well may have a claim for this data breach which could result in compensation to you. A complaint would likely need to be filed against the retailer in order to make sure the flaw in their software is fixed. You should contact a lawyer in Georgia as soon as possible to explore this matter... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Identity Theft for California on
Q: If a credit card company denied claim of fraud, what next 1940$
Yelena Gurevich
Yelena Gurevich
answered on Mar 22, 2022

an attorney would need more facts to assist you. contact a consumer protection attorney right away and have documents ready for the attorney to review.

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