Auburn, CA asked in Criminal Law, Intellectual Property and Internet Law for California

Q: How can I sue someone for stealing digital property worth $50k?

I work in digital marketing with a focus on social media. I owned a Instagram account worth $50k+ and it was hacked and stolen.

How much proof do I need to successfully sue the person that stole it?

If I do have enough proof, what steps should I take to either get the account back or get the $50k?

1 Lawyer Answer
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: a lawyer needs a lot more info

anyone can sue anyone for anything........the question is proof and collection.

first, you have to prove what you allege and then you need to have a defendant that has that kind of money.

Otherwise, you get a piece of paper that you can't collect on.

lawyers would probably only take this case on an hourly..........not contingency.

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