Yorba Linda, CA asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California

Q: Can I sue a person, posing as a company, asking me to pay with bitcoin or walmart gift cards?

I applied for a job in the cannabis industry. The person," Jonathan Cannnon", I spoke with asked if I had certain cannabis licenses to handle, trim, and grow marijuana. I told him I didn't have any of those licenses. He said that he would be able to process my information in order to obtain those licenses, but it was going to cost me $430. I told him I didn't have the money now, but that I would have it in a week. Jonathan was very pushy about how soon I would be able to pay for the "processing fee". He then told me that I am able to pay with bitcoin or walmart gift cards. I already gave him a photo of my resume, a selfie, and my driver's license. All he needs is $430 to, what I believe, is to steal my identity to cash in on the money.

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1 Lawyer Answer

Dale S. Gribow

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

A: need more info

anyone can sue anyone for anything at any time.

the more important question is can you afford to hire a lawyer on an hourly and pay costs?.............and then were you damaged or was it prospective only?

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