Los Angeles, CA asked in Banking, Civil Litigation, Identity Theft and Criminal Law for California

Q: A fellow veteran opened a Chase bank account to cash a $13k Veterans compensation check from the US Treasury.

After it cleared, she gave me a cashiers check from chase for $6k, 5 months later I was negative $6k at my bank. The veteran assumed another Veterans ID. I need to know who to contact to sue her for the $6k that I had to pay my bank back...

1 Lawyer Answer

Dale S. Gribow

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: clearly you were the victim of a con............

more info is needed.

it should not have taken the bank that long to clear..........i would consider suing the bank for that amount of money but unless you have info on the person who scammed you then you are probably out of luck.

you can sue in small claims court for up to $10k

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