Asked in Identity Theft and Internet Law for California

Q: I just found my email address and more of my info on a website that sales email addresses! What can I do about this?

A website is selling my personal info and I'm angry of course so I want to know what I can do about this!

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2 Lawyer Answers

Dale S. Gribow

  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: you need to report to police and possibly hire a lawyer to make an immediate return of your info and to cease and desist.........and possibly sue the other party

Theodore Allan Greene

  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: What Mr. Gribow says is spot on. You need to make a police report so that your credit card companies will believe you. Depending on your financial situation you should hire someone to get it stopped and guide you further.

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