Q: A girl I dated in the 80's stole $10,000 from me. She threatened to go to my boss in 1983, if I pressed, and report our

Our gay relationship. I was a stockbroker. I backed off fearing losing my job. Over the years, I thought we put it behind us.. And communicated as friendly. She does printing, and I needed some help with a mailer, so I asked her for help at No Cost. She then made up new accusations that I beat her, and threatened to go on FaceBook and blurt all these lies to customers, relatives, and friends. I am tired of her blackmailing, and threats. She told a future gal I m a beater.. So she spreads untruths at her convenience. How can I get her under control with the threats at her whimsy moods.

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Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • St. Louis Park, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: Your question does not provide the full facts of your case. I suggest you do not post the complete information here as it is a publicly searchable forum. You write about "blackmailing," "threats," and "new accusations." It would be important to know the nature and context of the communications made and when they were made. A letter from an attorney could help, in certain circumstances a harassment restraining order may be appropriate, whether this has yet risen to the status of libel/slander is unclear based on the facts provided. The best advice is to contact an attorney for a free consultation.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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A: Talk to a lawyer about a cease and desist letter. May be a matter for the police. Save any texts, correspondence etc.

Time to take a stand and talk to a therapist/psychologist about how to handle any communication so it doesn't amp her controlling instince. Speaking of which how you "get her under control" is by not having a relationship of any type, business or otherwise. Let her deal with her moods.

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