I am assisting a young man (23yr old) who will graduate from college but who cannot proceed with things like drivers license, employment, etc, due to a troubled childhood situation in which his name was changed numerous times. The birth certificate (issued in New York City) has questionable... Read more »
This would be best handled by a civil litigation attorney as it sounds like it involves several name changes or may require one now. You may be able to get free help from legal aid clinics but if not you can always reach out to attorneys directly and ask if they would help for free. Best wishes!
An attorney who deals with healthcare law and HIPAA could be a starting point, and depending on more information, possibly a medical malpractice attorney or civil litigation attorney, based on the issues that emerge in making a more detailed assessment. You could use the tab above (Find-a-Lawyer)...Read more »
The Master Promissory note on file with Federal Student Aid is completely blank. There's no information about me in any regard, not even my name. Am I legally responsible for this debt or can It be discharged/forgiven?
The Federal Student Aid website has all the federal loan... Read more »
I have numerous screen shots of the family speaking poorly about me and I am worried because they can make me a target knowing I have my son. They are even making FAKE pages of me on Facebook. Please give me answers and how to take action asap. Thank you in advance
Your post may have been overlooked in this category for the past four weeks. While it may have originally stemmed from an identity theft issue, at this point, the best guidance would probably come from a collections defense attorney. There is a section here (Collections). You could repost, and if...Read more »
So I was given two checks for a side job I deposit it to my account and they decline next day I was called that the check’s were fraud but they bank never gave me the money. I gave them the emails and address of where I gotten them and they froze my account. When I login into my account I had... Read more »
If you never got the money and the checks were declined, the bank must suspect you for fraud. There is something not right but if the whole matter is over $110 there is little a lawyer can do. When the courts reopen, make a small claims suit.
I have just received a letter from a organization that mailed my personal and sensitive information to the wrong address. They sent me a letter apologizing for it and offering free credit monitoring for up to a year. Would it be a good idea to file a lawsuit? Thank you.
It could depend on what kind of damages you incurred and whether you would want to go through with the expense and time of a lawsuit. There are attorneys who deal with identity theft/privacy type issues. If you wanted to look into the matter in greater detail, you could contact one of them. Good...Read more »
I have contacted the 3 credit bureaus and added fraud alert. I sent a complaint to FTC. I cancelled my credit card and just paid for one year of credit monitoring with IdentityForce. Am I legally responsible if they use my identity to open accounts, conduct criminal activity, and so on? I... Read more »
You did enough. If you did not give your social security number too, you are fine. Cancelling the card is sufficient. There has been no crime yet, so the police would not get involved. The IRS has nothing to do with this.
Who are you to this deal? It may not be prejudicial. Depends on where the money went and where it was supposed to go. If to you, you can sue. The broker cannot be liable for not knowing of death, but can be liable if it should have known authorization was improper.
He would say he loved me or he couldn't wait to wake up next to me every morning i have brain cancer and i loved him in july he borrowed 1,300 dollars he emotionally destroyed me he took my fight to live i was advised to take him to civil court to get my money by a state trooper he told hed... Read more »
The amount involved is small claims level if you want to sue to recover. Run your credit report and put a fraud alert on it if you believe he stole your number. Notify the card companies and get new cards.
Is there any legal recourse? The bank has been dishonest multiple times, I have by mail requested the application which they approved in my name (spelled incorrectly and wrong mothers maiden name etc) and they are refusing to send me the application. According to government websites they cannot... Read more »
The bank is right. If the card was canceled you have no damages. If you made a police report, then the police investigate the account, not you. The bank records are not yours, by your own allegation. You can sue and do a subpoena, but I am not sure what the suit would be claiming.
I lost both my laptop and the money that was my paid to me due to a fake credit card through facebook marketplace. I know the real name of the person who stole from and his facebook and Instagram accounts. What can I do?
I found a quantity papers relating to my grandparents. I assume old utility bills and store receipts may be discarded for recycling. However, many papers are tax returns or letters of communication with Social Security . Could these be used for identity theft even though the people involved have... Read more »
Plaintiff put her name on our house eight months later after stealing all of our worldly possessions.Recently put a fence up that i can't enter my own property. Notary public papers i was not privy to seeing. Removed by police i was!!!!!
There appears to be a lot more to your story than you have been able to post here. It would probably be necessary to sit down with an attorney and take the time to fully explain your situation to receive meaningful advice.
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