Baltimore, MD asked in Criminal Law and Internet Law for Virginia

Q: Can I file charges against someone for impersonating me on social media and causing me to get arrested behind it?

Someone has been sending threatening messages to a young lady on social media pretending to be from me. I had been arrested three times because of this and I'm now facing 3 misdemeanor and one felony charge

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Daniel P Leavitt

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Midlothian, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: You need to clear up this issue. The police should be investigating someone who is doing this.

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